Interview with Rep. Kevin McCarthy reveals plans to end water crisis

McCarthy says the plan would also give jobs

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - California congressmen will meet with the house speaker, Wednesday, to discuss plans for emergency legislation meant to lift the water crisis.

Reps. Kevin McCarthy and David Valadao will explain 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 would also ask for federal help in the state crisis. 

In an interview with 23ABC, McCarthy explain the plan would also create more jobs. 

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