In an article published on Bloomberg.com, David Crane, president of Govern for California, argues that California Governor Jerry Brown should instigate the repeal of proposition 13, the People's Initiative to Limit Property Taxation, which was enacted during his first tenure as governor in 1978. Show More Summary
Three members of the California Innocence Project are walking 600 miles from San Diego to Sacramento to draw attention to the “California 12”—a dozen inmates in California jails for whom there is powerful evidence of innocence. Brian...Show More Summary
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Jerry Brown recently stepped in it when a reporter asked him about the Bay Bridge. In March, 32 of 96 key rods in the under-construction eastern span cracked after they were tightened. Dao Guv — who, as Oakland’s...Show More Summary
In a time when America’s politicians strive to be everywoman and everyman, Brown goes his own way.
Championing what he calls "prudence, not exuberance," Governor Jerry Brown on Tuesday rolled out the annual "May Revise" of his proposed California state budget. How's it playing? Oh, and what's the play?
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Wading into the national debate over immigration, California Governor Jerry Brown is pushing for a faster path to citizenship for the millions of people who are in the country illegally.
(Reuters) - California will spend an extra $2.9 billion on public education over the next two years thanks to higher-than-expected revenue, money that could help Governor Jerry Brown win support for his plan to funnel funds to the state's poorest distr...
SACRAMENTO -- California's economy should grow at a slow but steady pace in the budget year that begins July 1, says an economic forecast contained in Gov. Jerry Brown's revised spending proposal.
The UC Davis Water Sciences Twitter sent around this Tom Meyer cartoon that explained Gov. Jerry Brown's plan for the Sacramento Delta tunnels. Makes sense to me! “Mirrors on the ceiling, The pink champagne on ice And she said 'We are all just prisoners here, of our own device' And...
A week before the Preakness Stakes, the Baltimore Sun considers the question of why modern-day contenders in Triple Crown races may be slower than past generations. Thoro-Graph founder Jerry Brown disagrees that they are: Brown’s studies have found that track surfaces are significantly different than they were in the 1970s, with as much as an [...]
I am making a personal appeal to you on behalf of over 200 federally protected birds (Cliff Swallows) that have been killed by CalTrans since early April of this year.
Here’s the latest standards and compliance news affecting corporate environmental and energy executives. Today’s briefing includes seven items. Governor Jerry Brown (pictured) has proposed reforms to California’s Proposition 65 chemical...Show More Summary
On Monday, California Gov. Jerry Brown said climate change has made the state more susceptible than ever to fires that could devastate the state. Speaking at Cal Fire's aviation facility, Brown claimed, "Our climate is changing. The weather is becoming more intense. Show More Summary
Gov. Jerry Brown has submitted a plan to ease prison overcrowding in California -- but says he doesn't support his own plan. Could this mark the start of "poison pill politics"?
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The latest in the fiasco surrounding the roughly 1,200 bolts on the new Bay Bridge span that may or may not be too brittle to withstand an earthquake is that Governor Jerry Brown has weighed in on the mess. And he's not sounding too bothered. [ more › ]
In remarks delivered to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection’s aviation management unit in Sacramento, Governor Jerry Brown warned that earlier wildfire seasons will become the new norm thanks to climate change.[LATimes] [California] firefighters have responded to about twice the average number of wildfires so far this year – more than 1,100 in [...]
Allies of Gov. Jerry Brown (D-CA) now say that his plan to solve the state prison overcrowding issue will be “ugly.” After years of building no new prisons, Brown says that he will release certain prisoners earlier and shift responsibility for some prisoners to localities. Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown, under court order to produce a plan to ease overcrowding in state prisons, pointed to plans to reopen two closed facilities and move some inmates to camps, but otherwise defiantly rapped a three-...
On Thursday, California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) approved a law that will allot additional funding to the California police to confiscate illegal firearms. SB 140 will dedicate $24 million toward tracking and confiscating weapons possessed by people who aren’t permitted them under state law — such as criminals and those with mental illness. This addresses [...]