- Associated Press - Monday, February 10, 2014

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - In a story Feb. 7 about President Obama’s upcoming visit to Fresno, The Associated Press reported erroneously the body that passed a water bill. It was was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, not the California house.

A corrected version of the story is below:

Obama to visit Fresno, Calif.

President Obama to visit Fresno, Calif., to discuss efforts to fight drought

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - President Obama is set to make his first visit to the city of Fresno next Friday to discuss the California’s ongoing drought and the federal government’s efforts to tackle it.

The Fresno Bee reports (https://bit.ly/1jlinuI) that a White House official said further details about the president’s trip to the San Joaquin Valley on Feb. 14 would be announced in the coming days.

The drought has been a focus of action in the U.S. House of Representatives this week. The Republican-led House on Wednesday passed a water bill authored by Rep. David Valadao, R-Hanford, passed on largely party lines.

Congressional Democrats denounced the bill and California Gov. Jerry Brown called it divisive.

The Bee reports that Sen. Dianne Feinstein has promised to propose a bill of her own.

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