A commentary by Assemblymen Brian Dahle and Rich Gordon in The Union [western Nevada County]:
“The two of us have many differences. One of us is Republican, the other a Democrat.
“One represents a sprawling rural district, the other predominately comprised of suburban communities.
“And to be sure, there is plenty we do not agree on.
“But one area we are in total agreement is the many benefits that flow from the Sierra Nevada to all of California — the most obvious of which is water. Simply put, additional investments in the Sierra are necessary to ensure water continues to be delivered throughout California and that these forests remain a state icon.”