Governor Jerry Brown
Gov. Jerry Brown and the four legislative leaders reached a compromise Monday on reducing the state’s prison population, agreeing to ask a panel of federal judges to extend the end-of-the-year deadline on releasing thousands of inmates.
State legislators have sent Gov. Jerry Brown a hotly debated bill that would open a one-year window of opportunity for victims of childhood sexual abuse to sue religious organizations and other private or nonprofit groups that employed their abusers.
Legislation that would require local approval for gun shows to be held at the state-owned arena that once hosted The Beatles and the Republican National Convention is on its way to California Gov. Jerry Brown.
Democratic state senators are criticizing a plan by Gov. Jerry Brown to rent thousands of private prison and county jail cells to meet a federal court order to greatly reduce California’s prison population.
In a direct slap to Gov. Jerry Brown, his fellow Democrats in the state Senate on Wednesday rejected his plan for dealing with California’s prison crisis, throwing the state’s response to a federal court order into chaos.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday responded to a federal court order to significantly reduce California’s prison population by proposing a $315 million plan to send inmates to private prisons and empty county jail cells.
California has become the first state to enshrine certain rights for transgender K-12 students in state law, requiring public schools to allow those students access to whichever restroom and locker room they want.
Gov. Jerry Brown is signing legislation that changes the state funding formula for K-12 schools in a way he hopes will help boost achievement for disadvantaged students.
Former Sacramento County Sheriff John McGinness joins many sheriffs statewide who believe the release of thousands of inmates is not the solution to reducing prison population.
Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to sign fix-it legislation that restores a mandate for local governments to comply with document requests.
A panel of federal judges has rejected Gov. Jerry Brown’s attempt to circumvent its long-standing order for reducing California’s prison population.
People from all over the state are converging on the state capitol today for a health rally to fight proposed cuts to Medi-Cal.