Assemblyman Rob Bonta, left, and Sen. Bob Hertzberg, right, are co-authors of SB 10 which would eliminate money bail in California.

In summary

Resources Secretary John Laird is making a final attempt to negotiate a deal with major water users to reduce use before a separate state agency forces the issue by imposing regulations.

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