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  • 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. Jerry Brown brings decades of experience to Thursday's debate

    Gov. Jerry Brown brings decades of experience to Thursday's debate
    When Neel Kashkari, the Republican candidate for governor, steps into a television studio with Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday night, he'll be facing one of the most experienced debaters in American politics. Brown has participated in no fewer...
  • 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...
  • California has been well served by departing Steinberg and Pérez

    Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) will remain California Senate president pro tem for another month and a half, but for all practical purposes the end of the legislative session at midnight Sunday brings a conclusion to his six-year leadership of state...
  • 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,...
  • Tripled California Film-TV Tax Credit Heads to Gov. Jerry Brown's Desk

    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...
  • 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...
  • Lawmakers send Gov. Jerry Brown bill for more university funding

    When California lawmakers settled on a new state budget in June, they included triggers that would send more money to public universities if property tax revenue outpaced expectations. The expectations weren't met, but lawmakers are moving forward...
  • Gov. Brown says he will sign bill that would ban plastic grocery bags

    Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown, during Thursday night’s gubernatorial debate with Republican rival Neel Kashkari, said he plans to sign a law that would make California the first state to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. “I...
  • Low turnout in California in November could lift prospects for GOP

    The Democratic Party's dominance of California is close to a historic peak. But strength can draw trouble. Although all signs point to an easy reelection for Gov. Jerry Brown in November and million-vote victories for some of the party's other statewide...