Politicians don't have the power to make it rain, so Thursday they tried the next best thing — they proposed showering California's parched landscape with money. "This is a struggle," Gov. Jerry Brown said after he and lawmakers proposed a $1 billion measure to fight the drought. "Something we're going to have to live with. For how long, we're not sure." Lawmakers are expected to act next week on the legislation.READ MORE ►
'This is a struggle'
How $1 billion in state's drought plan would be spent