Friday Must Reads: Dems Blast Brown’s Giant Water Tunnels Plan; High-Speed Rail Hits Road Block

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1. Several Congressional Democrats from California strongly criticized Governor Jerry Brown’s plan to build two giant water tunnels around the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, the Trib reports. The Democrats contend that Brown’s $25 billion plan will harm the fragile Delta and local fisheries, and will devastate small farms in the region. Democratic Congress members George Miller, Martinez; Mike Thompson, Napa; Jerry McNerney, Stockton; John Garamendi, Fairfield; Ami Bera, Rancho Cordova; and Doris Matsui, Sacramento, all criticized the governor’s proposal.

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