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Gov. Brown Signs Off On $687 Million Drought Plan

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation to provide immediate relief to drought-stricken communities.


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California Supreme Court Moves High-Speed Rail Case To Appeals Court

The California Supreme Court on Wednesday transferred a legal appeal over the state’s high-speed rail project to a state appellate court, declining to take up the case directly as Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration had requested.


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Despite Budget Surplus, State Not Likely To Increase Officials’ Salaries

The commission that sets salaries for the governor, lawmakers and statewide elected officials indicated it is not inclined to raise their pay even if there is a budget surplus.


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Gov. Brown To Lead Trade Mission To China

Gov. Jerry Brown will lead a trade mission to China this spring to promote California businesses and strengthen ties with the world’s second largest economy, the governor announced Thursday during his State of the State address.


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California Gasoline Prices Down For Second Day

California’s reign of pump pain is easing as prices drop for the second day in a row.


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Gov. Brown Takes Action As Gas Prices In California Continue To Rise

Gov. Jerry Brown is taking action in an effort to drive down the cost of gasoline as California drivers cope with record-breaking prices at the pump.


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Bill Seeks To Abolish Death Penalty In California

Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday abandoned his plan to hold a special election this year to renew expiring tax hikes and instead said he will balance California’s budget with a combination of spending cuts and a projected increase in normal tax revenue.