The Record: Hurtado introduces $400 million bill to fix Friant-Kern Canal

March 2, 2019

A crowd of over 30 people gathered at the corner of Road 208 and Avenue 96 near Terra Bella Friday morning to listen to State Senator Melissa Hurtado speak about Senate Bill 559, a bipartisan piece of legislation that could bring $400 million to repair the Friant-Kern Canal.  

Senator Hurtado (D-Sanger), representing the 14th Senate District in California, along with principal co-authors Senator Andreas Borgeas (R-Fresno), Assemblymember Devon Mathis (R-Visalia), Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno), and Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield), announced the introduction of the bill.  Read more