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New report evaluates Gov. Brown's water conservation and drought relief proposal




California Governor Jerry Brown talks during a meeting with more than a dozen water leaders from across Southern California in Los Angeles Thursday, Jan 30, 2014. Brown met with water managers as the state grapples with extreme drought conditions. (AP Photo)
California Governor Jerry Brown talks during a meeting with more than a dozen water leaders from across Southern California in Los Angeles Thursday, Jan 30, 2014. Brown met with water managers as the state grapples with extreme drought conditions. (AP Photo)
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All sorts of politicians have plans for coping with the drought. A week ago, Governor Brown introduced his 687 million dollar proposal.

Yesterday it was quickly approved by legislative committees and both houses of the legislature are expected to vote on it later today. If approved—and if the governor signs the bills—they could take effect immediately.

But just how well has Governor Brown been dealing with the drought?

Anton Favorini-Csorba, water analyst with the Legislative Analyst's Office joins us now with more.



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