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California Lawmakers Renew Push To Pass Right-To-Die Bill

The bill allowing doctors to prescribe life-ending drugs was renewed by legislators in a special session on health care convened by Gov. Jerry Brown.


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Governor Allows Parole For Transgender California Inmate

Gov. Jerry Brown is allowing parole for a transgender inmate who is trying to force California to become the first state to pay for sex reassignment surgery.


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New California Law Recognizes Professional Cheerleaders As Employees

Gov. Jerry Brown has approved legislation recognizing California’s professional cheerleaders as employees who are entitled to minimum wage and overtime.


Gov. Brown Signs Bill To Ban Brown Lawn Fines In SoCal

California is now in it’s fourth year of ongoing drought conditions.


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Ballot Measure Threatens California Water Tunnels Plan

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.


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California Urged To Return $331M Meant For Homeowners

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.


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Vaccine Opponents Continue Efforts Against California Law

Opponents planned events to protest the law Friday in Santa Monica and Huntington Beach, and in San Francisco.


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Lawmakers Send Contentious Vaccination Bill To Gov. Brown

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.


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Brown, Lawmakers Agree On $115.4B Budget

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.


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California Legislature Passes Record $117.5B Budget

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.


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Lawmakers To Vote On $117.5B Budget Without Brown Sign-Off

The Legislature scheduled a budget vote Monday. However, negotiations will continue because Gov. Jerry Brown hasn’t signed off on that plan.


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Gov. Jerry Brown Taking Part In LA Forum On Water Conservation

Discussing the state’s future in the midst of a severe drought, Brown noted conservation “is a challenge for all the people of California.”

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California Governor, Other Top Officials Get 3 Percent Raise

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.


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Gov. Jerry Brown Poised To Increase Public School Spending

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.


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Surge In Contribution To Gov. Brown’s Pet Charities

Two favorite charities of Gov. Jerry Brown are getting a flood of donations from wealthy California business interests.