Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Law Regulating Cow Farts, LandfillsThe move by the Democratic governor targets a category of gases known as short-lived climate pollutants, which have an outsize effect on global warming despite their relatively short life in the atmosphere.
Governor Brown Pushes Plan For Western Power GridGov. Jerry Brown said Wednesday that he remains committed to expanding California's power grid to include other Western states, despite a delay announced this summer when it appeared the state Legislature was unprepared to grant the broader approval needed to advance the project this year.
Governor Brown Praises Plan To Increase Minimum Wage To $15 An HourGov. Jerry Brown is hailing as a matter of economic justice a proposal to make California the first state to raise the minimum wage to $15.
Gov. Brown Signs Bill Eliminating Deadline For Local Governments To Regulate Medical MarijuanaGov. Jerry Brown has signed an emergency bill that eliminates an upcoming deadline local governments faced to ban or regulate medical marijuana cultivation.
Governor Brown To Propose Ballot Measure Limiting Length Of Criminal SentencesGov. Jerry Brown is announcing a ballot initiative Wednesday that would change how long felons serve in prison and how many juveniles are tried as adults, according to people familiar with his plans.
Gov. Brown Urges Caution In State Of State SpeechGov. Jerry Brown urged fiscal caution Thursday as he laid out his next agenda for California in his State of the State address.
Brown Revealing Next Steps For California At State Of The State Address TodayAfter scoring victories last year on his signature priority of climate change, Gov. Jerry Brown will lay out his next agenda for California as he delivers his state of the state address Thursday.
Californians Miss Water Conservation Target In NovemberState officials say drought-stricken California used 20 percent less water in November, once again missing the 25 percent conservation mandate set by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Judge Urges Regulators To Release Details About Billion-Dollar Deal To Close Nuclear Power StationA San Francisco judge urged state regulators to release e-mails about a multibillion-dollar deal with two utilities that shut down the San Onofre nuclear plant in San Diego County.
Gov. Brown Declares Emergency Over Dead TreesCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown says dead trees around the state pose a fire hazard and has declared a state of emergency.
Gov. Brown Approves Charitable Gambling At Professional Sporting EventsCalifornia's major league sports teams will soon be able to conduct charitable gambling under a bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Gov. Brown Signs Right-To-Die Bill Into LawCalifornia will become the fifth state in the nation to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives using doctor-prescribed drugs after Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday he signed one of the most emotionally charged bills of the year.