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Lawmakers send a letter to Governor Gavin Newsom asking for state of emergency

Because of drought, water shortages
California Drought
Posted at 8:41 AM, Apr 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-10 11:41:39-04

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KERO) — Senator Shannon Grove is the latest lawmaker urging Governor Gavin Newsom to declare a state of emergency because of water shortages.

She tweeted out a letter that was sent to the governor. It's signed by 11 other lawmakers including assemblymembers Vince Fong and Rudy Salas.

The declaration would free up funding that the governor could use to help get water to residents.