"Boycotts of countries often derive from ethnic, religious, racial, or nationality discrimination, which directly contradicts the values of California citizens," Mr. Allen said in a Facebook post. "I look forward to ensuring California continues to stand with Israel as a vital ally and economic partner."
It's a common thing," Mr. Allen said. "Farmers aren't getting the water, they're losing crops, trees are dying, and long-term there's an economic impact and an impact on communities. It's not good for our state."