Editorial: Pricey water bond deserves a revamp

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is a savvy enough political player to see a punch coming before it lands. That’s why he called on lawmakers last week to delay a November ballot vote on a proposed $11.1 billion water bond.

That was a wise move by the governor, but not wise enough. Instead of hoping for more support in 2012, he and state lawmakers should repeal the water bond legislation and come back with a smaller, equitable and less pork-filled package that could be more easily sold to voters.

Read more: http://www.sacbee.com/2010/07/08/2875625/pricey-water-bond-deserves-a-revamp.html#ixzz0tCbP8I00

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