The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has announced that it is extending the application deadline until July 29, 2014, for the State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP).  The extension gives applicants an additional two weeks to submit the information needed to apply for an estimated $10 million in competitive grants.  The grants can be used for the implementation of water conservation measures that result in increased water efficiency and reduced greenhouse gas emissions. 

Gail Delihant

A study released today by economists from the UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences depicts a significant socioeconomic impact on the state of California due to this year’s drought. Using extrapolated estimates released on May 19, 2014, researchers reported that water shortages and the continuing drought will cost the state $2.2 billion and cost Californians over 17,000 seasonal, part-time and full-time jobs.

Dave Puglia

Many members of the House on both sides of the aisle have expressed the need to pass legislation fixing our broken immigration system. While the Senate took action by passing S. 744, the House has yet to pass a single bill to reform our immigration system. With 11 legislative days remaining until the House adjourns for its August recess, the urgency for action mounts as a key window for action closes.

Recap of immigration reform action by the U.S. House of Representatives for the day ending July 14, 2014:

Bills passed: 0

 

It has been ONE YEAR and 15 DAYS since the Senate passed S. 744 with no action by the full House.

As July 14, 2014, there are only 11 scheduled legislative days left to pass immigration reform before the House adjourns for its August recess.  

Twitter Hashtags: #ready4reform #ifarmimmigration #immigration #ActOnImmigration

Ken Barbic

Many members of the House on both sides of the aisle have expressed the need to pass legislation fixing our broken immigration system. While the Senate took action by passing S. 744, the House has yet to pass a single bill to reform our immigration system. With 12 legislative days remaining until the House adjourns for its August recess, the urgency for action mounts as a key window for action closes.

Recap of immigration reform action by the U.S. House of Representatives for the day ending July 11, 2014:

Bills passed: 0

 

It has been ONE YEAR and 12 DAYS since the Senate passed S. 744 with no action by the full House.

As July 11, 2014, there are only 12 scheduled legislative days left to pass immigration reform before the House adjourns for its August recess.  

Twitter Hashtags: #ready4reform #ifarmimmigration #immigration #ActOnImmigration

Ken Barbic

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