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April 09, 2011

"Time For Congress to Listen And Act?" Let's hope, for the farmers' sake, they mean it

Author:  Anne Hayes On Monday, the House Natural Resources Committee Subcommittee on Water and Power will be holding a field hearing in Fresno, California titled "Creating Jobs by Overcoming Man-Made Drought:  Time for Congress to Listen and Act."  The hearing will be held at the Fresno City Council Chambers from 10:00 a ...

June 29, 2009

Salazar underwhelms Fresno; federal and state officials must act to convene God Squad

There is plenty of coverage of Sunday's visit by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to Fresno. Aquafornia has a nice roundup of the news stories — the problem with these stories, however, is that they fail to portray how truly uninspiring Salazar's visit was. While the Secretary's visit was a nice gesture to those who have ...