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Gov. Jerry Brown helps whip up a palatable water bond
Gov. Jerry Brown helps whip up a palatable water bond

Five years after producing a pork-bloated water bond proposal that failed the smell test, the Legislature has offered up a new serving that's lean and digestible. Credit mainly Gov. Jerry Brown, who had the right recipe: smaller portions, light on delta ingredients. The Legislature passed the bond bill Wednesday night. It doesn't quite fill everyone's appetite but will do just fine. The governor and Legislature were at their best: dickering, rather than dithering, while admittedly prodded by a deadline to place a bond measure on the November ballot. "You want what you want, but all politics is a matter of compromising and making sure you get what you...

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