California Gov. Gavin Newsom has selected Laphonza Butler, president of EMILY’S List, to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Joelle Mosso has joined Western Growers as the new associate vice president of science programs.
California Republican David Valadao, who lives on his family's dairy farm in central California, says he's concerned that a new agreement to curb the use of the Colorado River could lead to higher water prices for producers in his district.
Rep. David Valadao and 11 of his fellow California Republicans – including House Speaker Kevin McCarthy – are bringing one of their previous pieces of legislation to address water needs in the state back to life in the new Congress.
Members of California water and agricultural communities have been applauding a number of provisions related to water infrastructure within the omnibus funding bill President Trump recently signed into law.