Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders have promised to tackle California's affordable housing crisis in their final weeks of work this year by pushing a package that includes regulatory … Click to Continue »
The lieutenant governor wants to replace Jerry Brown next year, and the pot people want to help him. Marijuana is already a multibillion-dollar-a-year business in California, and with recreational sales to adults coming online next year, it's about to get even bigger. Show More Summary
California has a well-earned its reputation for introducing wacky legislation. Jerry Brown's bill specifically written to regulate cow farts is a personal favorite of ours. For those who missed it the first time around, here is a brief...Show More Summary
California Gov. Jerry Brown has commuted the lengthy prison sentences of nine inmates serving time for violent crimes, including a former prostitute convicted with her abusive pimp of first-degree murder. … Click to Continue »
Governor Jerry Brown has given the proposal an informal thumbs-up.
In the last month of the legislative year, Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers could be making deals to put billions of dollars in new spending on the 2018 ballot
Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It is Saturday, Aug. 12. Here’s what you don’t want to miss this weekend: TOP STORIES Not enough help A package of bills supported by Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders now being considered to alleviate the state’s affordability...
Gov. Jerry Brown again is trying to save Democratic legislators from their leftist selves. This time he’s stopping them from protecting criminals. The governor finally has spoken out unequivocally regarding the Democrats’ so-called “sanctuary state” legislation. What he’s saying makes sense: Sure,...
Do regulators in California have your back when utilities or industries run amok, or when there’s a threat to public health in your neighborhood? We’d all like to think so, but there’s a long history of coziness between regulators, industry titans and politicians. So you’d have to be a hopeless...
Local air quality officials are gaining new powers to quickly stop polluters when they endanger people’s health under legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday. The law, which goes into effect Jan. 1, follows years of frustration in communities such as Paramount, Boyle Heights and Maywood...
California Gov. Jerry Brown is decidedly pro-abortion, but even he thinks the Democratic Party should welcome pro-lifers. His statements Sunday about pro-life Democrats added to the growing debate about whether the party should embrace pro-lifers again. Brown quickly faced harsh criticism from abortion activists for his comments. “I’d say, look, even on the abortion issue, […]
Jerry Brown suggested intelligence should be the litmus test for California lawmakers.
Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), Gov. Jerry Brown (D-Calif.) and the panel join Meet the Press in a special edition on our broken politics.
Gov. Jerry Brown, left, and Attorney General Xavier Beccera, shown here at a crime victims’ rights rally last April at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., are of similar minds when it comes to the issue of so-called sanctuary cities.Show More Summary
Gov. Jerry Brown (D-CA) endorsed the possibility of a state lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s efforts to force local law enforcement agencies to cooperate with federal immigration authorities, on Sunday. Brown’s comments,...Show More Summary
Gov. Jerry Brown (D-Calif.) tells Chuck Todd he supports the idea of a lawsuit over the president’s latest attempt to punish so-called “sanctuary cities” in an interview to air Sunday on Meet the Press.
California is known for it's wacky legislation. After all, it is the state where Governor Jerry Brown recently signed a law specifically intended to regulate cow flatulence...no, really (see: Here Are Some Of The Ridiculous New State...Show More Summary