California’s senior U.S. senator, Democrat Dianne Feinstein, on Tuesday criticized state lawmakers, most of them fellow Democrats, for failing to support major investments in the state’s water supply and delivery system.

Feinstein and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, a Republican, in July proposed a $9.3 billion general obligation bond measure for water. It includes money for dams and reservoirs, anathema to many Democrats in the state Legislature.

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