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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • In state Capitol, intransigence gives way to bipartisan deal-making

    It was past dark when a contingent of Republican senators filed into Gov. Jerry Brown's Capitol office as the deadline loomed for a plan to overhaul California's aging water system. A final deal was still elusive, and the Democratic governor needed...
  • Mexico's president thanks California leaders for welcoming immigrants

    Mexico's president thanks California leaders for welcoming immigrants
    Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto thanked California's leaders Tuesday for welcoming immigrants from his country — even those who came illegally — as he capped his first official trip to the United States. California's policies, which...
  • Gov. Brown signs bill mandating 'kill switches' on smartphones

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed into law a first-in-the-nation requirement that smartphones sold in California eventually be equipped with “kill switches” that allow owners to remotely render them useless if stolen, in reaction to a spate of...
  • It's 'bone-appétit' for California pooches under new law

    (Reuters) - California diners can now legally enjoy a meal on a restaurant patio with their dogs in tow, under a law signed Thursday by Governor Jerry Brown that eliminates health code regulations banning restaurant owners from allowing pooches on the...
  • Clean autos get boost in 3 bills

    Clean autos get boost in 3 bills
    A bill that would phase out rebates for the wealthy who buy plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles passed the Assembly and could join two related bills Thursday on their way to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk. One of the other bills would increase the number of...
  • Governor, Legislative Leaders Reach Deal on California Movie and TV Tax Credit

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - California legislative leaders and Gov. Jerry Brown announced a deal on Wednesday to extend and expand California's movie and TV tax credit, more than tripling its size to $330 million annually. "Proud to announce a deal...
  • Governor, Legislative Leaders Reach Deal On California Movie and TV Tax Credit

    California legislative leaders and Gov. Jerry Brown announced a deal on Wednesday to extend and expand California's movie and TV tax credit, more than tripling its size to $330 million annually. "Proud to announce a deal with Dem and Rep leg. leaders...
  • Who's minding public pensions?

    In September 2012, Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a modest pension reform measure that tried to close some of the loopholes that could inflate pensions. Last week the board of the California Public Employees' Retirement System, or CalPERS, diluted...
  • 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...