California voters are paying little attention to the state's gubernatorial race, in which incumbent Democrat Gov. Jerry Brown, who enjoys 20-point leads over Republican rival Neel Kashkari, has barely campaigned at all. The two willShow More Summary
California Governor Jerry Brown made clear this weekend that he would sign a new bill that would require all businesses in the state--including small businesses--to provide paid sick leave to employees. Calling the bill “historic,” according...Show More Summary
To understand what California Governor Jerry Brown’s Bay Delta Conservation Plan is all about, you have to understand a bit of history. Back in 1982, once and future governor Jerry Brown pushed through a plan to build a canal that would...Show More Summary
OF COURSE. JERRY BROWN IS OWNED BY THE UNIONS. California appeals teacher tenure ruling. Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California’s teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or raise the standards for obtaining them. [...]
As California legislators prepare to adjourn from a year marked by political scandals, including the federal indictment of two senators on bribery charges, several bills were approved and on their way to Governor Jerry Brown for signing. Show More Summary
Only Connecticut has done this so far, but California is poised to follow suit when Governor Jerry Brown signs it into law. The bill would require employers to provide at least three days of annual paid sick leave to workers, who would accrue the time off at a rate of one hour per 30 hours [...]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown has until the end of September to sign or veto the hundreds of bills sent to him by the Legislature. Here are five notable actions, some of them firsts in the country, that state lawmakers took in the final days of this year's legislative session, which ended early Saturday:
By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - A measure to grant California workers mandatory sick leave that passed the state legislature early on Saturday appeared poised to become law after Governor Jerry Brown lauded it as a historic achievement. Show More Summary
Air guns in California will soon be required to display multiple, specific, fluorescent markings under a new bill that now awaits Governor Jerry Brown’s signature. Controversy surrounds this bill as state legislators, businesses, organizations...Show More Summary
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Lawmakers are sending Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that would make California the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
Gov. Jerry Brown filed an appeal Friday of a ruling that struck down traditional job protections for teachers.
A bill allowing family members to ask a judge to order firearms removed from people likely to commit gun violence was sent to California Governor Jerry Brown on Friday for signing into law. The bill, one of several gun control measures...Show More Summary
It's not totally signed, sealed and delivered, to quote Stevie Wonder, but Hollywood's tax incentive is finally going to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk. Two days after a deal was struck between the governor and the legislative leadership to...Show More Summary
The Environmental Protection Agency has stated that Governor Jerry Brown's proposed $25 billion Bay Delta Conservation Plan could violate the federal Clean Water Act and increase harm to endangered fish species. Brown's plan calls for...Show More Summary
Under California state law, murder charges can be reduced to manslaughter if it is shown that the act took place suddenly or in the heat of the moment. These events could be deemed "panic" killings, but as of now it...
California lawmakers passed a bill for Gov. Jerry Brown to sign that will ensure transgendered Californians the ability to show gender status on their death certificate at the time of their death instead of at birth. AB 1577 was approved easily by a 66-4 vote. Show More Summary
On Thursday, the California State Assembly passed the nation's first "Yes Means Yes" bill, which was passed by the State Senate in May and is now waiting to be signed by Governor Jerry Brown. Read more...
Two governors. Two quotes. And an opening for Republicans this fall. This week in Los Angeles, Gov. Jerry Brown — standing hand-in-hand with Enrique Peña Nieto as the Mexican president declared the United States “the other Mexico” — assured illegal immigrants, “You’re all welcome in California today.” Meanwhile, Texas Gov. Show More Summary
Huge congrats to California anti-violence activists! Yesterday, the state’s legislature passed a bill that would require affirmative consent on college campuses. The bill now awaits Governor Jerry Brown’s approval to become law. The New York Times reports: State lawmakers on Thursday passed a bill that would make California the first state to define when “yes means yes” [...]
by Dish Staff California Governor Jerry Brown has approved a bill offering up to $330 million in tax credits to subsidize film and TV production in the state over the next five years. Dennis Saffran blasts a similar program in New York, which costs taxpayers millions and offers little in the way of a return: […]