Bond battle begins

Opponents to the new $7.5 billion water bond have filed their formal opposition with the state.

Read it here.

Signatories are Assemblyman Wesley Chesbro, one of only two state legislators to vote against the bond last week, as well as Restore the Delta’s Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla and Food and Water Watch’s Conner Everts.

While there are many good things in the bond, they write, “the serious flaws outweigh the benefits to the people of California.”

Meanwhile, state Sen. Lois Wolk penned an op-ed in the Sacramento Bee urging voters — particularly those in the Delta — to pass the measure.

Let the campaigning begin.


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