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California Governor Jerry Brown speaks with Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson about the drought emergency gripping California. Brown says local water use restrictions will increase, but he will not impose statewide mandatory restrictions.
Gov. Brown also discusses the boom-and-bust nature of the state budget. He says he can only allocate extra money to worthwhile programs for childcare, redevelopment and aid to state universities if the money is available.
Brown is running for a historic fourth term in office.
This segment aired on March 18, 2014.