Fact Sheet

Under the fig leaf of trying to kill the state’s High Speed Rail project, a powerful group of special interests is proposing a ballot measure for November 2016 that would rewrite the California Constitution to benefit their bottom line. It reprioritizes who gets water in the state, giving first dibs of more $10.7 billion to the large agricultural interests in the Central Valley bankrolling this initiative. The measure is opposed by a broad coalition of farmers, fishermen, families, labor, conservationists and community leaders.

The measure:

Northern California Water Association – The Dam-Train Initiative is Misleading: Read How it Will Affect Water Rights and Delay New Water Supplies!