California Gas Tax Proposal Passes Legislature, Moves To Governor's DeskThe governor and top legislative leaders pressed all week to convince fellow Democrats to support the measure in the face of opposition from environmentalists and anti-tax crusaders.
California Leaders Push For Gas Tax Votes For Road RepairsDemocratic legislative leaders are hopeful but making no promises as they prepare to vote on a $5 billion-a-year boost in California's gas and vehicle taxes to pay for road repairs.
Gov. Brown Makes $52 Billion Push For Transportation FundingGov. Jerry Brown will make his final transportation funding bill push at the State Capitol on Wednesday.
Gov. Brown Seeks $437 Million For Flood ControlCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown wants to spend $437 million on flood control and emergency response in the water-logged state.
Growing Coalition Pushing For Gov. Brown To End California Drought EmergencyA coalition of state and local leaders is pressing California to lift restrictions on urban water use after the wettest winter for years.
California Carbon Auctions In Hands Of State Appeals CourtWith a central piece of Gov. Jerry Brown's legacy on the line, lawyers for the state and for environmental advocacy groups defended a program that has been closely watched around the world as a potential model for controlling carbon emissions.
'California Is Not Turning Back': Gov. Brown Vows To Fight Trump AdministrationGov. Jerry Brown is promising in his annual State of the State address to defend California's laws on immigration, health care and the environment in the face of the Trump administration.
Gov. Brown Vows To Fight Trump AdministrationGovernor Jerry Brown will deliver his 14th State of the State address Tuesday morning.
Gov. Brown Pitches $122.5B California Budget, Warns Of DeficitGov. Jerry Brown proposed a $122.5 billion state spending plan Tuesday and warned of a looming $2 billion deficit because of falling tax revenues.
Gov. Brown Seeks Permanent Ban On Offshore DrillingGov. Jerry Brown wants President Barack Obama to permanently ban new offshore oil and gas drilling in the state.
Gov. Brown's Dog Sutter Falls Critically Ill, Capitol Rallying Around HimHe's brought cool to the State Capitol, has been an advocate for education – and has even promoted fitness by sharing his downward facing dog to thousands of Twitter followers. But now, California’s therapy-dog-in-chief needs a boost in health and spirits himself.
Gov. Brown Vetoes Bill That Would Have Expanded Parental LeaveCalifornia's governor is rejecting legislation to allow employees of some small businesses to take up to six weeks of unpaid leave to bond with a new child without losing their job or health insurance.