Despite putting environmental issues at the center of his re-election bid, California Governor Jerry Brown is catching flak from fellow Democrats for his support of fracking. The post Fracking Is Creating A Rift Between Governor Jerry Brown And Some California Democrats appeared first on ThinkProgress.
California still has some big problems, as pretty much always, but as observers across the spectrum and around the world have noted, the state's political system, long mired in gridlock has become increasingly functional. EspeciallyShow More Summary
By Dan Walters, The Fresno Bee When Jerry Brown signed legislation giving California’s public employees collective bargaining rights during his first governorship, he – wittingly or otherwise – began a major political shift.
Home care workers in California are standing up against a budget proposal from Governor Jerry Brown that would prohibit overtime. Under the governor’s proposal, caregivers could see their paychecks slashed by 43 percent, while clients’ hours of care could be reduced by 7 percent, compromising their care. This despite President Obama’s recent move to extended FLSA […]
There's been a lot of news about kids getting into trouble on social media -- so much so that California Governor Jerry Brown signed a law that would allow minors to erase their Internet history. But what about when your kids post about their parents' lives? Patrick Snay learned the......
There's a fascinating column in the Times today, one that explores the growing momentum in California: reinvestment in higher ed, infrastructure planning, etc., etc. And it's all because the Governor Jerry Brown pushed through a significant tax increase on the wealthiest Californians. Show More Summary
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown told visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday that he hoped Israeli water technology could help his state deal with a devastating drought.
In a recent television interview, Brown maintained his cautious stance on the subject of legalizing marijuana in his state.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is planning a swing through the Silicon Valley to meet with high-tech leaders and sign a pro-business agreement with Gov. Jerry Brown.
While California Gov. Jerry Brown is still “not committed” to expanding the state’s film and TV tax credit, Los Angeles is seeing another drop in broadcast pilot production to what appears to be an all-time low. Meanwhile, New York Gov. Show More Summary
Radio libtalker Bill Press did much yesterday to explain why he more than occasionally comes across as addled. Then again, it's probably only his politics responsible for conveying that impression. In what is unlikely to come as a shock to his former boss, Press said there were "potheads" who worked in the state bureaucracy for California Gov. Show More Summary
California voters — thankfully — will probably not have to decide in November whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use. Backers of the Control, Regulate and Tax Marijuana Act, which had the most funding and organized support of four potential state ballot measures, decided to aim for the 2016 election instead. Show More Summary
California Governor Jerry Brown (D) really showed his age this weekend when he decided to responded to a serious question about marijuana legalization with absurd concerns about potheads making the country weak. From Meet the Press: DAVID GREGORY: Forty years ago, we weren’t talking about legalizing marijuana in states either. Is that a good idea [...]
Democrat Governor Jerry Brown opposed marijuana legalization during an interview on Meet the Press Sunday. By advertising and...
· 48-hour rainfall totals as of Saturday night · Vanity Fair had Basil Walter build a temp. building on the Strip for its Oscar party · Rain's over, back to 82 and sunny · Jerry Brown somehow thinks things...
California Governor Jerry Brown (D) said he is not sure legalizing pot is a good idea because the country could lose its competitive edge if too many people are getting stoned. If pot smoking gains more legitimacy in the nation's most populous state, Brown said he worries it could have negative ripple effects. Show More Summary
During California Governor Jerry Brown’s first stint in the job from 1975 to 1983, he earned the nickname “Governor Moonbeam” for his ability to attract the young, idealistic, nontraditional voting block. He once called the Golden State...Show More Summary
California governor Jerry Brown is harshing on Colorado and Seattle's multimillion dollar mellow. Read more...
"If you had asked me 40 years ago -- when I first ran for governor -- what I would be doing in 2014, I could never have guessed. Nor could anyone else. Yet, by the grace of God and habits of perseverance instilled in me by my family, the Dominican nuns and the Jesuits, I am here and ready to go. We live in unprecedented times. Show More Summary
Cooljuno411(CC-BY-SA) California Governor Jerry Brown isn’t so stoked about the prospect of legalizing marijuana, and his reasons have to do with our nation’s citizens keeping their edge in an increasingly complex and dangerous world. Brown...Show More Summary