State Drought Spending Plan 02-19-14 18:30 av
A 680-million dollar emergency Drought spending plan was announced today by California Governor Jerry Brown and legislative leaders. The governor announced the call to action saying the state is doing it’s part by providing immediate funding for drinking water, food, housing and assistance for water conserving technologies. The proposal does not focus on long-term water supply improvements, but instead provides money for immediate aid. Meanwhile federal drought assistance legislation has also been introduced for California putting 300-million dollars towards emergency aid, drought-relief projects and water conservation.