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CMA Capitol Insight With Anthony York: April 14, 2015

CMA Capitol Insight is a biweekly column by veteran journalist Anthony York, reporting on the inner workings of the state Legislature. The War Over Water A new front has opened up in the battle over California’s future. As Gov. Jerry Brown calls for mandatory cutbacks in water use, Californians are quickly taking sides in what is emerging as the War on Almonds. Almonds are now California’s largest food export, the sixth largest U.S. food export and the top specialty crop in America. The California crop is currently valued at over $6 billion, ...