Calif. Lawmakers Push $11B Water Bond Ballot Vote To 2014

Law360, New York (July 5, 2012, 11:10 PM EDT) -- Both houses of the California legislature on Thursday overwhelmingly voted to postpone until 2014 a ballot measure for an $11 billion bond to fund water projects, with a large number of lawmakers agreeing that the bond is needed but presently unfit to go before voters.

Thursday’s vote marks the second time the legislature has postponed the matter, having done the same in 2010. Some legislators on Thursday expressed their support for the bond and its critical role for the California water infrastructure system, but complained that...
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