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
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...
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 »
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
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
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)...
(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
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
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
(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
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
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. 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...
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
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...
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,...
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
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 »
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
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 › ]