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Gov. Brown Calls $113B Budget Precariously Balanced

California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday released a record $113 billion state spending plan that asks the University of California to do more with less so the nation’s largest public university system can avert tuition hikes.

01/09/2015

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Official: Gov. Brown Plans Record $113B Budget

California Gov. Jerry Brown plans to unveil a record $113 billion state spending plan on Friday that gives schools a boost and pays debt but sets up a higher-education showdown by rejecting the University of California’s demand for more money to avert tuition hikes, a government official said.

01/09/2015

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Democrats Pressure Gov. Brown For Social Spending

Anticipating a surplus, Democratic state lawmakers are pressuring Gov. Jerry Brown to increasing spending to assist those who have been missing out on the economic recovery.

01/07/2015

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Gov. Jerry Brown Begins Last Term With Flourish

After winning re-election in a landslide, Gov. Jerry Brown will start his unprecedented fourth and final term with a flourish by promoting a legacy of fiscal stability while pioneering a bullet train to accommodate future generations of Californians seeking clean transportation.

01/03/2015

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Stanislaus County Man Sentenced For Wine Theft Among 105 Pardoned By Gov. Jerry Brown

The pardons issued Wednesday included a Stanislaus County man sentenced to three years’ probation in 1986 for taking expensive wine out of a wine cellar and drinking it. Michael Joseph Moradian Jr. has since “lived an honest and upright life, exhibited good moral character, and conducted himself as a law-abiding citizen,” Brown wrote in his pardon.

12/24/2014

California Governor Jerry Brown listens while US President Barack Obama meets with locals at the San Luis Water Facility February 14, 2014 in Firebaugh, California. Obama is visiting the Fresno area where he will speak with members of the community and tour drought effected areas. (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

California Gov. Jerry Brown Backs President Obama’s Immigration Order

Brown said in a statement that the president “stepped up for hard-working families across America” in the face of Washington gridlock.

11/20/2014

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Tuition Going Up At University Of California

University of California regents have voted to raise tuition. The move means tuition rise as much as 5 percent each of the next five years.

11/20/2014

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California Gov. Jerry Brown Wins Record 4th Term

California Gov. Jerry Brown is returning to Sacramento for a record fourth term.

11/04/2014

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Race For Governor Mostly A Campaign That Wasn’t

Neel Kashkari, a first-time candidate for office, was hoping to spark a conversation with California voters this year about growing inequality in the state’s rebounding economy, whether the state is economically competitive, and how to reform its underperforming K-12 school system.

11/02/2014

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California Nurses Press Gov. Brown On Ebola Safety

Gov. Jerry Brown is scheduled to meet with the state’s largest nurses union to discuss Ebola preparedness at hospitals and other health facilities.

10/21/2014

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Gov. Brown Pursues Lasting Policy Legacy In California

Jerry Brown is on the verge of doing what no one has ever done in California and what no one may ever do again: get elected to a fourth term as governor.

10/18/2014

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Neel Kashkari’s Gubernatorial Ad Draws Criticism For Depiction Of Drowning Child

The ad features a child fighting for his life that’s eventually saved by Kashkari. The ad is supposed to be a metaphor for the state of education in California.

10/14/2014

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