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  • Brown's tunnel plan looms over effort to pass water bonds

    Brown's tunnel plan looms over effort to pass water bonds
    As lawmakers struggle to craft a water bond proposal for voters, there's a huge reservoir of wonderful, non-controversial project ideas. But practically everyone is suffering from tunnel vision. Literally. Not just the politicians, but —...
  • Justice Marvin Baxter of California Supreme Court to retire

    Supreme Court Justice Marvin R. Baxter announced Wednesday that he will retire at the end of his current term in January, opening the way for a more liberal majority on the state's highest court. Baxter's departure will give Gov. Jerry Brown, if...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown to sign budget in San Diego

    Gov. Jerry Brown will head south to San Diego to sign the state budget on Friday morning, his office announced. The governor is being joined by Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) and Senate leader Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento). Brown has...
  • The unsinkable Jerry Brown

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- There are those who don't believe politicians can ever enjoy a second life. They're wrong. Just go to Sacramento and check in on Gov. Jerry Brown. He's not only enjoying a second political life, he's survived two, three, four, or...
  • Don't cut funds for preschool again, Gov. Brown

    Sunday night, the Legislature passed a budget that would give more than half of the state’s children the opportunity to go to preschool. It’s a great step forward, except for this: Gov. Jerry Brown has a history of using his line-item veto...
  • New California budget fails to ease court woes, chief justice says

    California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye said Friday the new state budget will mean “more disappointment, service reduction and delay for those who need our courts.” The budget signed by Gov. Jerry Brown contains less than half the money...
  • Jerry Brown signs budget; California government 'actually working'

    Jerry Brown signs budget; California government 'actually working'
    Gov. Jerry Brown signed California’s new $156.3-billion budget on Friday, ensuring a permanent source of state funding for construction of the bullet train he has championed. The budget, which includes a $108-billion general fund, $7.3 billion...
  • Gov. Brown, state lawmakers receive 2% pay raises

    Gov. Jerry Brown, the 120 state lawmakers and 10 other elected officials were granted a 2% pay raise Friday by a state panel whose members said California’s improving economy and budget situation justifies the raises. The increase was approved...
  • Brown, state lawmakers and other elected officials get 2% pay raise

    Gov. Jerry Brown, state lawmakers and other elected officials were given a 2% pay raise Friday by a state panel whose members said California's improving economy and sound budget situation justify the increase. The increase was approved by the state...
  • Brown, Kashkari make high-profile Southern California appearances

    Brown, Kashkari make high-profile Southern California appearances
    Eight men in sombreros played mariachi tunes Friday to warm up a lunch-hour crowd for Gov. Jerry Brown at a hotel off Olvera Street in downtown Los Angeles. Latino lawmakers, gathered under a "Gracias Governor Brown" banner, heaped praise on him for...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown's prison reforms haven't lived up to his billing

    Gov. Jerry Brown's prison reforms haven't lived up to his billing
    Nearly 15 months after launching what he called the "boldest move in criminal justice in decades," Gov. Jerry Brown declared victory over a prison crisis that had appalled federal judges and stumped governors for two decades. Diverting thousands of...
  • Next Senate leader Kevin de León wants Brown to rethink bullet train

     Next Senate leader Kevin de León wants Brown to rethink bullet train
    Gov. Jerry Brown must be saved from himself, says the next state Senate leader. He needs to be talked out of starting the bullet train in the Central Valley boonies. "I don't think it makes sense to lay down track in the middle of nowhere," asserts Sen....