Gov. Jerry Brown
Gov. Jerry Brown has approved legislation recognizing California’s professional cheerleaders as employees who are entitled to minimum wage and overtime.
California is now in it’s fourth year of ongoing drought conditions.
A measure expected to quality for the November 2016 ballot could threaten Gov. Jerry Brown’s $15 billion twin tunnel plan to send water around the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
A Sacramento County judge found that the governor and state Legislature unlawfully diverted most of a fund that was part of a $25 billion settlement between five major banks and nearly every state in 2012.
Opponents planned events to protest the law Friday in Santa Monica and Huntington Beach, and in San Francisco.
California lawmakers on Monday sent the governor a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country after a series of emotionally charged debates.
Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders have reached a deal on a California budget with $115.4 billion in spending in the upcoming fiscal year.
California lawmakers approved a $117.5 billion Democratic spending plan Monday that would send more money to public schools and establish a new tax credit for the working poor, as legislative leaders continue to negotiate a final deal with Gov. Jerry Brown.
The Legislature scheduled a budget vote Monday. However, negotiations will continue because Gov. Jerry Brown hasn’t signed off on that plan.
Discussing the state’s future in the midst of a severe drought, Brown noted conservation “is a challenge for all the people of California.”
A committee appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown voted Monday to give 3 percent raises and better benefits to the governor, top statewide elected officials and California lawmakers, their third consecutive annual pay increase.
With a growing $3 billion surplus, Democrats who control the Legislature will jockey to increase funding for child care, higher education and other social programs.
Two favorite charities of Gov. Jerry Brown are getting a flood of donations from wealthy California business interests.
For only the third time in the past 25 years, the board of directors of the Metropolitan Water District, the water wholesaler for Southern California, will consider whether to ration water supplies to its member agencies.
California’s water board said Tuesday that residents saved less water in February than in any other month since it began tracking conservation efforts last summer.