A water-conservation sign is displayed outside City Hall in Santa Cruz. House Republicans are planning to pass an emergency drought-relief bill that would suspend state water rights and environmental law to maximize water deliveries to the Central Valley.
A water-conservation sign is displayed outside City Hall in Santa Cruz. House Republicans are planning to pass an emergency drought-relief bill that would suspend state water rights and environmental law to maximize water deliveries to the Central Valley. Patrick Tehan Associated Press file
A water-conservation sign is displayed outside City Hall in Santa Cruz. House Republicans are planning to pass an emergency drought-relief bill that would suspend state water rights and environmental law to maximize water deliveries to the Central Valley. Patrick Tehan Associated Press file

Emergency drought bill deserves to die

December 05, 2014 04:00 PM