Lawmakers are facing a Sunday deadline to pass a $108 billion spending plan that will meet Gov. Jerry Brown’s demands for a rainy day fund and paying down debt while allocating some of the surplus to programs benefiting lower-income Californians.
A divided federal appeals court on Thursday struck down California’s concealed-weapons rules, saying they violate the Second Amendment right to bear arms.
Gov. Jerry Brown is drawing praise and glowing reviews from the national media for his deft political maneuvering in closing a $25 billion budget deficit and restoring some of California’s financial luster after years of recession.
Riding a wave of state tax revenue, Gov. Jerry Brown released a budget proposal Tuesday that looks much different from the ones Californians have become accustomed to in recent years — It has a surplus.
Brown took a break from his statewide budget crisis tour this weekend and sat down with CBS 2/KCAL 9 political reporter Dave Bryan for a no-holds-barred interview.
Thousands of people are lined up at the USC campus to see President Barack Obama drum up support for two high-profile Democrats locked in tight races.
A surge of Vietnamese-American political power in Orange County is threatening Democrat Loretta Sanchez’s seat in Congress.