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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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill protecting consumers' online reviews

    Californians offering online opinions or reviews of businesses will have new legal protection under a bill signed Tuesday by Gov. Jerry Brown. The measure by Assemblyman John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) aims to crack down on retailers seeking to stop...
  • Gov. Brown proclaims September 2014 as California Wine Month

    Gov. Brown proclaims September 2014 as California Wine Month
    What with no rain, the Napa earthquake and a vineyard ban in Malibu, California winemakers need some cheering up. Here’s some good news: Gov. Jerry Brown has declared September 2014 as California Wine Month. In doing so, he’s encouraging...
  • Napa quake: Gov. Brown asks for federal disaster declaration

    Napa quake: Gov. Brown asks for federal disaster declaration
    Gov. Jerry Brown has officially requested that President Obama declare a disaster for the counties affected by the 6.0 magnitude earthquake that struck near Napa, Calif., last month. The Aug. 24 quake resulted in more than 280 injuries, devastated...