Moving swiftly to help communities cope with California's devastating drought and the ongoing effects of climate change, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed emergency legislation - AB 91 and AB 92 - that fast-tracks more than $1 billion in funding for drought relief and critical water infrastructure projects

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In an effort to strengthen America’s economic competitiveness, Congressman Alan Lowenthal (D-CA) has ntroduced bipartisanlegislation which will provide a dedicated revenue source to invest in rebuilding our nation’s crumbling freight infrastructure.

Mayor Lee & President Breed Announce City’s Long-Term Infrastructure & Technology Plans To Improve...

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Congressman Garamendi Leads Letter Opposing Delay in Oil Rail Safety Standards

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