New California State Laws Will Face Off Against Trump AdministrationCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown is leaving office Jan. 7 after signing more than 1,000 laws in his last year, further positioning the state as a bastion of liberal activism and goad to President Donald Trump.
Gov. Jerry Brown Issues Christmas Eve Pardons And CommutationsGov. Jerry Brown continued his Christmas tradition of dispensing second chances to convicted felons, issuing 143 pardons and 131 commutations on Monday.
Legislators Taking Another Shot At Bills Vetoed By Governor Jerry BrownThe next legislative session begins January 7th, but lawmakers are already re-introducing bills vetoed by Governor Jerry Brown with hopes that Governor-elect Gavin Newsom will sign them.
California Tightens Gun Rules On Concealed Weapons, Bump StocksThe bill helps standardize the state's current patchwork requirements for obtaining concealed weapons permits.
Gov. Brown Signs Historic Green Energy BillCalifornia has set a goal of phasing out fossil fuels from the state's electricity sector by 2045 under legislation signed Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Gov. Brown Requests More Federal Assistance For Communities Devastated By Carr FireIn response to fires burning across the state, Governor Brown has requested a Presidential Emergency Declaration for Direct Federal Assistance to help support communities affected by the Carr Fire.
Key California Water District May Back Delta Tunnels ProjectA Northern California water agency will vote Wednesday on whether to give its full support to Gov. Jerry Brown's controversial plan to build two multibillion dollar massive tunnels to remake the state's water system, reversing an earlier decision.
California Gov. Brown's Top Adviser Dies After Cancer BattleNancy McFadden, the chief of staff to California Gov. Jerry Brown and the driving force behind many of his key initiatives, died Thursday in her home after a long battle with ovarian cancer. She was 59.
Gov. Jerry Brown To Sessions And Trump: 'Mueller Is Closing In' California Gov. Jerry Brown fired back at Attorney General Jeff Sessions and President Donald Trump on Wednesday after their lawsuit challenging the state's immigration laws, calling the administration "full of liars" and repeatedly referencing the special counsel investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 US election.
Governor Brown Pardons Immigrants Facing DeportationGov. Jerry Brown on Saturday announced pardons or sentence reductions for some 150 convicted criminals, including two Cambodian refugees facing deportation and a woman who has spent 33 years in prison despite a bungled plea deal that could have freed her decades ago.
Bill Could Let Consumers Take Wells Fargo To CourtThe bill would not help customers who have already taken their claims to arbitration.