Brown has yet to issue a drought proclamation. But he says a paper from the governor’s office won’t affect the rain.
“We already have the drought task force. I’ve facilitated the exchange of water. Governors can’t make it rain, but we’ll do everything that is humanly possible to allow for a flexible use of California’s water resources."
~Gov. Jerry Brown
Brown says he’s very aware of problems that can occur from the dry conditions. He dealt with the worst drought in California’s history in 1977 during his previous administration.
Several California cities have already issued voluntary or mandatory conservation requirements. The Governor says urban water users must do their part to help.
Four months after Governor Jerry Brown and Democratic lawmakers announced “emergency drought legislation,” the vast majority of the money sits untouched.
School districts, teachers and state taxpayers will each chip in more money to stabilize the California State Teachers Retirement System under a measure signed Tuesday by Governor Jerry Brown.
Democrats are lauding the passage of California’s $156 billion budget while Republicans say state spending is becoming excessive.
California Governor Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders say they’ve reached a final budget deal.
California Governor Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders have yet to announce a state budget deal – even though many of their compromises have been ratified by a joint Senate-Assembly conference committee