Jerry Brown Announces Emergency Drought Legislation (Kevin de Leon)

Jerry Brown Announces Emergency Drought Legislation

California Gov. Jerry Brown (L) and Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de Leon (R) look on Sen. Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) speaks during a news conference to announce emergency drought legislation on March 19, 2015 in Sacramento, California. As California enters its fourth year of severe drought, California Gov. Jerry Brown joined Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de Leon, Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, Republican Leaders Senator Bob Huff and Assemblymember Kristin Olsen to announce emergency legislation that aims to assist local communities that are struggling with devastating drought. The $1 billion package is designed to expedite bond funding to help ensure that all Californians have access to local water supplies.
(March 18, 2015 - Source: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images North America)