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  • The truth about 'early release'

     The truth about 'early release'
    Both Gov. Jerry Brown's ill-considered plan for complying with a court-ordered prison population cap by contracting out for inmate beds, and Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg's much smarter plan to control the flow of new inmates into prison, are...
  • Republican healthcare, purity stances complicate image makeover

    Republican healthcare, purity stances complicate image makeover
    Two unrelated occurrences — one in Washington, one in California — conspired this week to reinforce the Republican Party’s struggle to gain the up-and-coming voters it needs for long-term survival. And it also underscored the value...
  • Ex-Treasury official considers challenging Jerry Brown in 2014

    Ex-Treasury official considers challenging Jerry Brown in 2014
    Meeting with half a dozen formerly homeless people at an Orange County nonprofit, Neel Kashkari told them what has been an open secret in California political circles: The former U.S. Treasury Department official and banker is weighing a run for...
  • Hollywood to host fundraiser for Jerry Brown

    Gov. Jerry Brown hasn’t yet announced if he will seek an unprecedented fourth term as California governor next year, but his fundraising schedule suggests strongly that he will. Next month, Disney’s Alan Horn, DreamWorks Animation CEO...
  • GOP rival lags far behind Gov. Jerry Brown in campaign fundraising

    GOP rival lags far behind Gov. Jerry Brown in campaign fundraising
    If he has any hopes of unseating Gov. Jerry Brown in 2014, Republican Abel Maldonado has some work ahead of him. The former lieutenant governor and state legislator raised more than $300,000 during the first half of this year as he explores a possible...
  • Abel Maldonado slams Jerry Brown's handling of prison overcrowding

    Abel Maldonado slams Jerry Brown's handling of prison overcrowding
    Potential gubernatorial candidate Abel Maldonado blasted Gov. Jerry Brown over the U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal Friday to block an order for the release of state prison inmates, saying that if Brown had moved to build new prisons, the point would be...
  • Donnelly attacks Brown's prison policy, names campaign manager

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly, in a video released Monday to introduce his campaign manager, blames Gov. Jerry Brown’s prison policy for the rape and murder of a 76-year-old woman in Stockton, and argues that the governor’s...
  • GOP candidate Tim Donnelly slams Gov. Jerry Brown's budget plan

    GOP candidate Tim Donnelly slams Gov. Jerry Brown's budget plan
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly slashed at Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget proposal Thursday morning, saying the incumbent was taking a rosy, short-sighted view of the state’s fiscal health that fails to address systemic challenges...
  • Maldonado, eyeing governor's post, slams Brown budget on jobs, taxes

    Maldonado, eyeing governor's post, slams Brown budget on jobs, taxes
    Former California Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado, who is weighing a gubernatorial bid, faulted Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget for failing to include provisions that would spur job creation and improve the business climate. "Too many Californians...
  • On prison overcrowding, judges offer Brown a shortcut past politics

    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown has claimed many reasons for why he can't meet the court order to cut prison crowding, including state and local restrictions on reducing sentences or releasing inmates early. So federal judges, in another order released...
  • Maldonado, mulling gubernatorial bid, hits Brown's prison policy

    Abel Maldonado, in his first public move since announcing that he was considering a run for governor, on Wednesday attacked Gov. Jerry Brown’s prison policy, arguing that Brown has made Californians unsafe by allowing certain criminals serve their...
  • Abel Maldonado does about-face, supports gay marriage

    Former Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado, a likely 2014 gubernatorial candidate, said he supported the Supreme Court’s ruling that cleared the way for gay marriage in California, and said that same-sex couples should be afforded the same rights and...