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State and Federal Collaboration

The Water Authority actively engages on legislation, regulatory issues, and administrative initiatives in Sacramento and Washington, D.C., to communicate the Water Authority Board of Directors’ policies and positions to state and federal legislators and government officials. The Board of Directors and staff work closely with state and federal decision makers to advance the Water Authority’s objectives and promote key regional initiatives.

Policy Guidelines

Each year, the Water Authority Board of Directors adopts updated Legislative Policy Guidelines to provide guidance on issues of importance and a framework to evaluate legislative and regulatory issues.

Contact Daniel Gaytan ( for questions or comments related to legislation.

San Diego County Delegation

State Senate

18Steve Padilla
32Kelly Seyarto
38Catherine Blakespear
39Toni Atkins
40Brian Jones

State Assembly

74Laurie Davies
75Marie Waldron
76Brian Maienschein
77Tasha Boerner Horvath
78Chris Ward
79Dr. Akilah Weber
80David Alvarez

U.S. Congress

US Senate

House of Representatives

DistrictAssembly Member
48Darrell Issa
49Mike Levin
50Scott Peters
51Sara Jacobs
52Juan Vargas