BAKERSFIELD – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) released the following statement today after Governor Brown declared a drought emergency for the state of California:
“I want to thank the Governor and everyone who rallied for water yesterday - our voices were heard. Now that the Governor has declared a drought emergency, this will accelerate relief efforts and help get water to where it is needed now. I will continue to fight for better water infrastructure and look forward to hosting a water hearing later this month in my district.”
Assemblymember Salas represents part of the City of Bakersfield, the cities of Arvin, Avenal, Corcoran, Delano, Hanford, Lemoore, McFarland, Shafter, Wasco, and the communities of Armona, Buttonwillow, Home Garden, Kettleman City, Lamont, Lost Hills, Stratford and Weedpatch.