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Gov. Jerry Brown touts decades of experience on water policy
Gov. Jerry Brown touts decades of experience on water policy

Gov. Jerry Brown pitched his decades-long political career as an asset in tackling California's vexing water problems in a speech at Stanford University on Monday, portraying this year's major water legislation as a continuation of his first gubernatorial term nearly 40 years ago. Amid the state's crippling drought, water was a top policy priority this year, including the crafting of a $7.5 billion water bond now on the ballot as Proposition 1. Brown and lawmakers also pushed through the first statewide groundwater regulation law in California's history, an accomplishment Brown called "quite heroic." ------------ FOR THE RECORD Oct. 20, 11:27 a.m.: An...

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