Draining Oregon: Water bills dry up in Legislature

In April, a bipartisan group of Oregon lawmakers praised a bill which set aside $8.2 million from the general fund to speed up and expand the state’s ability to study its underground water supply.

Rep. Cliff Bentz, R-Ontario, said at the time that House Bill 2707 was “something that should have been done years ago.” It passed out of the House Energy and Environment Committee and on to budget writers in Salem.

Source: Draining Oregon: Water bills dry up in Legislature | OregonLive.com