Government Relations Updates

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Government Relations Updates

 

The following are a list of items our committee voted in favor of endorsing:

 
  • SB 559 (Hurtado): will provide $400 million for funding for the Friant-Kern Canal to provide water to Valley farmers: unanimous approval to submit a letter of Support.
 
  • SB 224 (Grove): will make certain AG thefts to be cited as grand theft, causing stricter punishments for AG theft crimes; the money from the fines will go towards rural crimes units: unanimous approval to sign onto a coalition letter in Support. 
 
  • SB 246 (Wieckowski): oil severance tax: unanimous approval to submit a letter of Opposition.
 
  • AB 40 (Ting): bill for CA to become “oil-free by 2030”: unanimous approval to submit a letter of Opposition.