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  • California governor lauds passage of 'historic' sick leave bill

    (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. The bill would require employers...
  • Gov. Brown appeals ruling that struck down teacher job protections

    Gov. Jerry Brown filed an appeal Friday of a ruling that struck down traditional job protections for teachers. The state’s two largest teacher unions are expected to follow suit in the case of Vergara vs. California. A tentative ruling,...
  • Chemical industry fights for flame retardants

    Chemical industry fights for flame retardants
    As furniture makers move to phase out toxic, ineffective flame retardants, the chemical industry is waging an aggressive last-ditch campaign to preserve a lucrative market that reaches into virtually every American home. One of the world's leading...
  • California Senate Approves Sweetened Movie-TV Tax Credit

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The California State Senate has approved legislation on a 32-2 vote to extend and expand California's movie and TV tax credit, more than tripling its current size to $330 million annually over five years. The vote came on...
  • Jerry Brown: Immigrants, citizen or not, 'welcome in California'

    Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on Tuesday continued his two-day trip to California, traveling to Sacramento to meeting with Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers and deliver a speech to the Legislature. ------------ FOR THE RECORD Aug. 26, 11:02 a.m....
  • Gov. Brown is right to offer legal help to immigrant minors

    Gov. Brown is right to offer legal help to immigrant minors
    Gov. Jerry Brown, state Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and a roster of other elected state officials want to spend $3 million on legal help for unaccompanied minors facing federal immigration court hearings in California. It's a good...
  • Brown, Kashkari agree to initial debate in governor's race

    Brown, Kashkari agree to initial debate in governor's race
    Gov. Jerry Brown and his Republican challenger, Neel Kashkari, have agreed to debate Sept. 4 in Sacramento. The one-hour debate, sponsored by The Times, KQED public radio, Telemundo and the California Channel, is the only one the Democratic incumbent...
  • Gov. Brown says drought concerns helped build support for water bond

     An annual environmental summit at Lake Tahoe on Tuesday gave Gov. Jerry Brown an opportunity for a victory lap on the new plan for a California water bond, which was approved by the Legislature last week. "It's pretty extraordinary," he said while...
  • California Governor decries Calpers vote on pensions

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown decried a move by the state's giant public pension fund on Wednesday to include temporary pay hikes in the way pensions are calculated for newly hired workers. The board of the California Public...
  • Pension change draws reprimand from Jerry Brown

    Gov. Jerry Brown criticized a Wednesday decision by pension officials allowing temporary pay increases to trigger bigger retirement benefits for some public employees. The governor originally objected to the change in an Aug. 15 letter, but the board of...
  • Short on cash, Kashkari seeks student help on campaign ad

    With a bag of Doritos in hand, Neel Kashkari, the Republican candidate for governor, looks into a web video camera and makes what he calls a major announcement: The California college student who makes the best TV ad for his campaign will win a $25,000...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown should spell out how he'd fund school construction

    Gov. Jerry Brown should spell out how he'd fund school construction
    California governors have enormous power to shove around legislatures. And Gov. Jerry Brown has learned how to use it without working up a sweat. Here's the latest example: At the state Capitol, the notion of providing schoolchildren with adequate...