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Becerra urged to step up investigation of utilities commission

SACRAMENTO — Bay Area elected officials are calling on Rep. Xavier Becerra, named by Gov. Jerry Brown to be the state’s attorney general, to prioritize a criminal investigation into the California Public Utilities Commission. Sen. Jerry...Show More Summary

Gov. Jerry Brown had to pick an attorney general faster than he expected

Essential Politics: State treasurer seeks help for pot businesses using cash, politics podcast digs into the choice for attorney general Dec. 2, 2016, 2:44 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now: State Treasurer...

‘Come at us,’ California attorney general pick Xavier Becerra tells feds

Gov. Jerry Brown has tabbed Rep. Xavier Becerra to serve as California’s interim attorney general, selecting the Los Angeles Democrat to fill a vacancy opened by the imminent departure of … Click to Continue »

California AG Pick Xavier Becerra Challenges Trump: “Come At Us”

In a conference call with reporters hours after it was announced that he is Jerry Brown’s pick to become California’s next attorney general, Xavier Becerra had some strong words for Donald Trump and the GOP. He vowed to defend the state’s...Show More Summary

Morning Digest: In a surprise, Jerry Brown taps Xavier Becerra as California's next attorney general

Leading Off: ? CA-34, CA-AG: In a huge shocker, California Gov. Jerry Brown said on Thursday that he'd name Democratic Rep. Xavier Becerra as the state's next attorney general, filling the vacancy soon to be created by Kamala Harris, who won election to the Senate last month. Show More Summary

Los Angeles Rep. Xavier Becerra poised to become be California's first Latino attorney general

In a move that suggests a sharp battle to come with the administration of President-elect Donald Trump and upends conventional wisdom about who will emerge as the next generation of statewide elected officials, Gov. Jerry Brown picked House Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (D-Los Angeles)...

Rep Xavier Becerra nominated for California attorney general

(AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday named a liberal Democratic member of Congress to be California's next attorney general, an appointment that likely will help preserve the governor's record on climate change and criminal justice changes when he departs in two years. Brown's selection of U.S. Show More Summary

What California's New Attorney General Pick Says About Democratic Power in 2017

Or, he could do that. Rep. Xavier Becerra, an ambitious, longtime member of Congress, has accepted California Gov. Jerry Brown’s offer to serve as the state’s next attorney general, replacing Senator-elect Kamala Harris. It is, on one level, the story of a guy getting a pretty good job offer and taking it. Show More Summary

BREAKING: House Dem Caucus Chair Rep. Xavier Becerra to be California AG

In a surprise move, California Governor Jerry Brown has selected Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-Los Angeles) to become the state’s next attorney general when Kamala Harris leaves the post to become the state’s next US Senator. A list of possible...Show More Summary

Rep Xavier Becerra nominated for California attorney general

(AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday named U.S. Rep. Xavier Becerra as state attorney general, succeeding Kamala Harris who was elected to the U.S. Senate last month. The Democratic governor noted Becerra's service in Congress,...Show More Summary

Congressman Xavier Becerra Tapped To Replace Kamala Harris As California Attorney General

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) has nominated Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-Calif.) as California’s next attorney general, replacing Senator-elect Kamala Harris (D). “Xavier has been an outstanding public servant ? in the State Legislature, the U.S. Show More Summary

Becerra Quits to Become California Attorney General

Gov. Jerry Brown (D) has tapped House Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (D-CA) to be the next attorney general of California, the Los Angeles Times reports. He will succeed Kamala Harris, who was elected to the U.S. Senate in November.

Gov. Brown taps California's Rep. Xavier Becerra as next state attorney general

Gov. Jerry Brown has tapped House Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (D-Los Angeles) to be the next attorney general of California. He will succeed Kamala Harris, who was elected to the U.S. Senate in November. Becerra, 58, has served 12 terms in Congress and was making a bid to become the...

Liberal California Just Passed Law On Regulating COW FARTS Because…Global Warming

This has to be one of the most ridiculous things I have heard thus far. According to fox 6 news in New York, California Governor Jerry Brown has recently passed

Should California secede? How the state is politically out-of-step with the rest of the country

Not since 2010 has California felt itself politically so out of step with the times. That year the state resisted the nationwide wave of anti-incumbent, anti-regulation and anti-big government voting to elect Jerry Brown as governor, ease the passage of big-money state budgets and turn away a challenge...

California's new attorney general doesn't have to be a woman, but it wouldn't hurt

With California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris moving to the U.S. Senate in January, it will be Gov. Jerry Brown’s job to nominate a replacement to serve the remaining two years of her term, and the Legislature’s to decide whether to confirm the nominee. It’s rare that a governor gets such a big appointment,...

Troubled Old Mint nets $1M, needs $99M more

Sadly, the mint can’t just print more Governor Jerry Brown and two San Francisco lawmakers in Sacramento gave the city a little something extra to be thankful for this week by delivering a $1 million grant to the venerable but troubled...Show More Summary

California parole changes may speed end to federal oversight

Voters' approval of Gov. Jerry Brown's sentencing reform initiative may finally give California the long-term solution it needs to end a decade-long legal battle over prison conditions that twice reached … Click to Continue »

In California, 220,000 Public Employees Earn Six-Figure Salaries

California’s liberals are infamous for railing against the top 1 percent and the income inequality that has supposedly plagued our economic system. Democratic governor Jerry Brown assured his colleagues in this year’s State of the State address that “California has not been passive” on the issue of income inequality. Show More Summary

Sex Workers Bring Petition To Governor Brown To Decriminalize Prostitution

They cite the fact that Gov. Jerry Brown has more than a half dozen bills in this last legislative session both to combat human trafficking and decriminalize sex work among minors. [ more › ]

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