| Sep 19, 2014
The scene outside the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Thursday was not billed as a campaign event for Gov. Jerry Brown. But it had the makings of one.
A few steps from the concrete footprints of Clark Gable and Bette Davis, the Democratic governor...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 1:22 PM
(Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown signed a package of bills on Tuesday to regulate California's stressed groundwater supplies amid a drought that is expected to cost the state $2.2 billion in lost crops, jobs and other damages, with no end in...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 1:03 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - A bill to more than triple California's film-TV tax credit program from $100 million to $330 million a year has cleared its final legislative hurdle and is headed for the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown.
The State Assembly approved...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Lobbyists would no longer be allowed to host political fundraisers in their homes for state candidates under a bill given final legislative approval Thursday by the California Assembly just six months after a scandal involving the practice.
| Aug 1, 2014
| 11:19 AM
Stung by second-place primary finishes in key districts, California Assembly Democrats have opened their checkbooks to struggling candidates in an effort to hold on to the supermajority they enjoy in the lower house, according to campaign finance...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:56 PM
The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Assn., an anti-tax group, filed a lawsuit Tuesday to block a non-binding advisory measure on Citizens United from appearing on the November ballot.
The taxpayer group said the measure, which would ask Congress to amend the U....
| Jun 24, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown told legislative leaders Tuesday he wants a $6-billion water bond to be put before voters in November--a substantially lower price tag than proposals making their way through the Legislature.
Brown also made clear that he has concerns...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:49 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown told legislative leaders Tuesday that he wants a $6-billion water bond to be put before voters in November — a substantially lower price tag than proposals making their way through the Legislature.
Brown also made clear that he...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 11:12 AM
The California Assembly on Thursday approved a fast-tracked proposal to provide up to $420 million in tax breaks over 15 years for the aerospace industry.
The bill by Assemblyman Steve Fox (D-Palmdale) would offer credits for an "advanced strategic...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Modesto Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen is next in line to lead the Assembly Republicans, after a GOP caucus vote Tuesday.
She'll take the reins from current Assembly Minority Leader Connie Conway (R-Tulare) in November. Conway is termed out of the...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 6:33 PM
The San Joaquin Valley may be struggling to grow food because of the dust-bowling drought. But it's having no trouble producing Republican leaders.
OK, that's a non sequitur. But maybe not so much.
The latest Republican leader to emerge from the San...
| May 13, 2014
| 10:24 AM
Republican legislative leaders on Tuesday said Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed revision to the California budget provides a welcome improvement to the state’s rainy-day fund, but criticized other plans for spending state revenue on programs...