The Conference Committee
But, it doesn't appear to us that Democrats want to get to a Conference Committee. Why would we say that? Because they keep telling us.
May 18, 2016
We keep being told that we should support the U.S. Senate's version of the Drought Bill because it can then be taken to the Conference Committee with the House where a compromise can be worked out.
But, it doesn't appear to us that Democrats want to get to a Conference Committee. Why would we say that? Because they keep telling us. We went through this in 2014 only to find Democrats didn't want to go to the committee process because they really don't want to compromise on anything. And, there was never a Conference Committee.
The same thing is happening this year. Eight Bay Area Democrats along with some from Oregon and Washington released a statement saying "they oppose the Senate passing Feinstein's bill and reconciling it with Valadao's, saying "any legislation that emerges from a conference would not be acceptable to many of the diverse stakeholders in our home states."
Is that about as clear as they can say it?
Sen. Dianne Feinstein pushes Senate subcommittee for water bill to address California's drought
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