From the California Forward Reporting blog, in a post by Jim Mayer:
“Six months ago, few people seriously thought there would be talk about a 2014 water bond, except the need to remove or postpone again the controversial measure now slated for the November ballot.
“But last fall, public opinion polling showed that voters were starting to renew their trust in lawmakers when it came to spending their money. …
“This rebounding trust was detected before the drought worsened and water rose to the top of the political agenda.”