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Protect Way of Life

Aug 09, 2018

Harder vows to protect Valley’s water rights, way of lifeJosh Harder writes,One-hundred seventy years ago, my great-great-grandfather crossed the U.S. to find a better life in California. He and his wife founded their peach farm in Manteca. Access to water to grow their crops was critical to providing for their family then. It’s just as critical today.  For farmers here in the Valley, water is not a partisan issue – it’s about economic self-determination and the difference between providing for your family or going without. For decades, Democrats and Republicans alike have worked together to protect our access to our water.  No matter what political party you belong to, we’ve always agreed that we will never solve our problems by piping our water to Southern California. … ”  Continue reading at the Modesto Bee here:  Harder vows to protect Valley’s water rights, way of life