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  • California Governor Signs Expansion of State Film and TV Tax Credit

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - A bill that more than triples the size of California's film and TV tax credit is now law, as Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday signed the legislation designed to stem the tide of runaway production fleeing to other states and...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes anti-discrimination measure for unemployed

    Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes anti-discrimination measure for unemployed
    Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a measure Wednesday that would have barred employers from discriminating against unemployed job seekers. The bill by Assemblyman Ian Calderon (D-Whittier) would have prohibited employers, including the state government, from...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown Sets Ceremony to Sign Movie, TV Tax Credit Bill

    Gov. Jerry Brown will sign the legislation to extend and expand California's movie and TV tax credit, more than tripling its size to $330 million annually. Ceremonies have been set for Thursday morning at TCL Chinese Theater. Mayor Eric Garcetti and...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown to sign California film tax credit bill

    Gov. Jerry Brown is poised to put his signature to a bill that would triple annual funding for California's film and TV tax credit program. Brown announced he will sign the bill into law on Thursday at a ceremony in Los Angeles, capping a yearlong...
  • Sweeping new California groundwater pumping rules signed into law

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. For centuries, California's groundwater has been freely available to anyone who could siphon the coveted natural resource from the earth. But that changed Tuesday with the stroke of a pen. Seeking to replenish a depleted water table...
  • California governor OKs bills to regulate groundwater amid drought

    (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...
  • Audi gets first permit to test self-driving cars in California

    Audi gets first permit to test self-driving cars in California
    Think twice next time you tailgate that new Audi in front of you; there might not be a human driving it. Audi announced Tuesday that it is the first automaker to get a permit from the state of California to test self-driving cars on public roads. New...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs historic groundwater management legislation

    Gov. Jerry Brown signs historic groundwater management legislation
    Gov. Jerry Brown signed a trio of bills Tuesday establishing a framework for statewide regulation of California's underground water sources, marking the first time in the state's history that groundwater will be managed on a large scale. "This is a...
  • Gov. Brown signs bill repealing unenforceable parts of Prop. 187

    In a disavowal of the hard line Californians once took against illegal immigration, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Monday repealing unenforceable provisions of Proposition 187. The highly charged 1994 measure, passed resoundingly by voters, was...
  • Shake-up at PUC, PG&E over emails related to San Bruno blast case

    Shake-up at PUC, PG&E over emails related to San Bruno blast case
    Stung by criticism that the Public Utilities Commission had developed "too cozy" of a relationship with the state's largest utility, PUC President Michael Peevey removed himself from further proceedings over a huge explosion in 2010 that killed eight...
  • Gov. Brown repeals unenforced sections of Prop. 187

    Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Monday that repeals unenforceable provisions of Proposition 187, the two-decade-old measure that sought to withhold public services from immigrants in the country illegally. In all, Brown said Monday that he has...
  • Is low voter turnout in California really a problem?

    To the editor: Three-fourths of likely voters in California cannot identify Neel Kashkari as Gov. Jerry Brown's Republican opponent? Not entirely surprising. Far more fascinating is the 15% who could not identify Brown as their governor and the additional...