California congressmen met with House Speaker to discuss plan for drought emergency

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - California congressmen met with House Speaker John Boehner today to discuss plans for emergency legislation to help with the water crisis.

Reps. Kevin McCarthy and David Valadao explained a three-plan legislation that would allow for Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta pumps to operate and would stop the San Joaquin River Restoration Project from continuing water flow into the Pacific Ocean.

The proposal will also ask for federal help in the state crisis.

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