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California farmers face water restrictions

California farmers’ surface water allocations were cut drastically this summer due to ongoing drought conditions. Now, farmers with water rights dating back to 1903 face water restrictions; last time farmers faced such restrictions was in 1977, according to the New York Times.

U.S. Supreme Court ruling broadens fair housing law

While the Affordable Care Act and same-sex marriage both enjoyed substantial wins (and attention) last week following rulings from the nation’s highest Court, there was another significant beneficiary: low-income housing.