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Brown Proposes $687M For Drought Relief

Gov. Jerry Brown and the top Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday announced a $687 million plan to provide immediate help to drought-stricken communities throughout California, including $15 million for those with dangerously low drinking water supplies.

02/19/2014

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Gov. Brown: Drought Requires Compromise

Gov. Jerry Brown visited California’s drought-stricken agricultural heartland on Wednesday and called on Republicans and Democrats in Congress to strike a compromise that will benefit the region and nation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/12/2014

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Calif. Seeks Appellate Hearing On High-Speed Rail

In a filing Monday, the administration asks the state appellate court to overturn a Sacramento County Superior Court judge’s rulings in a lawsuit filed by Kings County farmers and landowners.

02/10/2014

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Amid Drought, California Government Cuts Water Use

Government in drought-afflicted California is trying to lead by example and cut water use by the same 20 percent that residents have been asked to save.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/07/2014

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Gov. Brown Calls Congressional Drought Bill ‘Divisive’

Gov. Jerry Brown said Monday that a Republican effort in Congress to address California’s unprecedented drought is an “unwelcome and divisive intrusion” in the state’s efforts to address the crisis by pitting water users against one another.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/03/2014

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Sacramento Delta Water Will No Longer Be Allocated To Southern California

Director of the California Department of Water Resources Mark Cowin Friday announced the allocation of Sacramento Delta water to Southern California is going from five percent to zero.

CBS Los Angeles–01/31/2014

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Gov. Brown: Calif. Comes Back But Challenged By Drought

Gov. Jerry Brown delivered a dual message in his annual address to the Legislature — that a California resurgence is well under way but also is threatened by economic and environmental uncertainties.

01/22/2014

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Emergency Drought Bill To Be Introduced

House Speaker John Boehner will make a visit to California on Wednesday, joining three Republican colleagues to propose emergency legislation aimed at drought relief.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/21/2014

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Gov. Brown Expected To Declare State Drought Emergency

Gov. Jerry Brown will declare a state drought emergency Friday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/16/2014

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California Directs Education Money To Neediest

California education officials have adopted rules governing how school districts will be able to spend the money they get based on how many disadvantaged students they have.

01/16/2014

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Gov. Brown Pushes Budget Proposal In Riverside

California Governor Jerry Brown was expected Tuesday to meet with local community leaders in Riverside following the release of the 2014-15 budget proposal last week.

01/14/2014

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Analyst Calls California Budget Proposal ‘Prudent’

The Legislative Analyst’s Office says Gov. Jerry Brown is on the right track with his 2014-15 budget proposal by focusing on paying down the state’s massive debts.

01/13/2014

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Judges To Rule On Whether To Delay Inmate Cap

Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration and attorneys representing inmates have failed to reach agreement on the best way to reduce overcrowding in California prisons.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/13/2014

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Critics Unite Against Brown’s Bullet Train Funding

Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to redirect $250 million from California’s landmark effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and spend it instead on high-speed rail has renewed debate about the future of the contentious project.

01/10/2014

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Gov. Brown Plans To Tackle California’s ‘Wall Of Debt’ As Its Budget Surges To Record High

Gov. Jerry Brown Thursday addressed details of the state budget for the new fiscal year, which provides for new spending on schools, health care, and social services, among other things.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/09/2014

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