Governor Jerry Brown

Governor Signs $115 Billion Budget That Funds New Anti-Poverty IntiativesGov. Jerry Brown has approved a spending plan that uses California's growing surplus to fund new anti-poverty initiatives.
Democrats Push Spending Plan That Relies On Higher RevenuesDemocratic state lawmakers are using higher revenue estimates to bolster their argument for spending more on social programs for the poor over Gov. Jerry Brown's cost concerns.
Gov. Brown Pitches Amnesty On Traffic Debt For PoorCalling California's traffic court system a "hellhole of desperation" for the poor, Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing an amnesty program for residents who can't afford to pay off spiraling fines and penalties that have resulted in 4.8 million driver's license suspensions since 2006.
Worldwide Regional Leaders Join Gov. Brown In Signing Climate Change PactCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown and leaders from 11 other states and provinces are signing a pact on climate change that vows to reduce carbon emissions.
Sacramento CEO Works To Make Solar Attractive To AgribusinessCEO Nic Stover created his own natural capitalism by working with colleagues in Sacramento to fight for what he believed in: passing SB 594.
Gov. Brown Proposes Stiffer Penalties For Water WastersGov. Jerry Brown is proposing $10,000 fines for residents and businesses wasting water in the drought despite his order to cut water use.
Elected Officials In Calif. Admit Using Personal Email For Government BusinessGov. Jerry Brown, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and California's other top elected officials acknowledge using personal email accounts to conduct government business.
$1B Water Spending Bill Heads To GovernorA $1 billion water spending plan for drought-stricken California is heading to Gov. Jerry Brown.
Californians Meet Gov. Brown's Water-Use Target In DecemberThe state Water Resources Control Board says California has met Gov. Jerry Brown's 20 percent water use reduction target.
Gov. Jerry Brown Sworn In For Record Fourth TermWhen Jerry Brown takes the oath of office Monday, it will be the first time a California governor will be sworn in to a fourth term.
Brown Picks Former Aide To Lead Troubled California Utilities CommissionCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has named a former aide to be the next head of the troubled state utilities commission.
Gov. Brown Spends Little, Still Has $24 Million Left In Re-Election CampaignGov. Jerry Brown is reporting that he has nearly $24 million for his re-election campaign after spending very little so far this year.