Governor Jerry Brown

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Gov. Brown Proposes Record-High Spending In State Budget

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday released a record-high level of spending in his latest revision to the state budget, a plan that shows California government awash in tax revenue.

05/13/2014

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California Governor Jerry Brown Announces Gubernatorial Re-election Bid

California Gov. Jerry Brown announced Thursday he will seek re-election this year, an expected step into a contest in which he is the favorite.

02/27/2014

Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger lights the Christmas tree at the Capitol Building. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Details Announced

Governor Jerry Brown’s office announced details in this year’s Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony.

11/22/2013

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Sac Bee’s Ryan Lillis Recaps David Stern’s Latest Press Conference

Ryan Lillis, writer for the Sacramento Bee, joins Grant to talk about David Stern’s press conference today. Ryan discusses Stern’s plans to be at Sleep Train Arena on opening night, the progression of the Kings’ […]

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Bill Sent To Gov. Brown Would Create California Quake Warning System

The California Legislature has sent Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that would require development of an earthquake early warning system.

09/13/2013

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Gov. Brown, Legislative Leaders Reach Deal On Reducing State’s Prison Population

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.

09/09/2013

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Bill Opening Window For Sex-Abuse Suits Passes

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.

09/08/2013

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Bill Headed To Gov. Brown Would Limit Arena Gun Shows

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.

09/07/2013

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Senate Panel Criticizes Gov. Brown’s Prison Plan

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.

09/04/2013

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UPDATED: Democrats Spar Over Delaying Calif. Prison Order

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.

08/28/2013

Inmates at Chino State Prison, which houses 5500 inmates, crowd around double and triple bunk beds at a gymnasium that was modified to house 213 prisoners on December 10, 2010 in Chino, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Proposes $315 Million Plan To Reduce Prison Population

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.

08/27/2013

Jerry Brown Addresses Conference In San Francisco

New Law Gives Transgender Students Choice Between Sex-Segregated Programs, Facilities

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.

08/12/2013

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