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California to vote on scaled-down $7.5-billion water bond in November
California to vote on scaled-down $7.5-billion water bond in November

After months of political haggling, a ballot measure that will ask voters in November to approve $7.5 billion in borrowing for water projects sailed through the Legislature on Wednesday. Soon afterward, flanked by dozens of lawmakers from both parties, Gov. Jerry Brown signed the measure, which is intended to provide funds for new reservoirs, water cleanup and environmental protection. <br> <hr> <b>FOR THE RECORD:</b><br> This article gave an incorrect vote tally for the Assembly's approval of a water bond measure for California's November ballot.  The correct tally was 77 to 2. <hr> <br> Passage of the proposal was...

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