California Farmers Want Protections in Drought State of Emergency

California farmers are not happy they were left out of Governor Gavin Newsom’s drought state-of-emergency earlier last month. The feds cut off water supplies and the state reduced allocations to five-percent. Fresno, Kings, Madera and Tulare counties issued their own Declarations of Emergency. But it’s the Governor’s power that could ease water restrictions and allow farmers to save the growing season.