Gov. Jerry Brown
Saying the state’s budget surplus should be used to pay down debt, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday called a special session of the Legislature to make changes to a rainy-day fund measure on the November ballot.
Drivers on the Westside were experiencing heavier than usual traffic congestion Wednesday evening as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu continued his visit to California.
Major issues facing the Legislature, including a water bond and reshaping the state’s rainy day fund, can be addressed this year despite the loss of Democrats’ supermajority.
Gov. Jerry Brown formally launched his re-election campaign Thursday, stepping into a contest that the former three-time presidential candidate is expected to dominate.
The $976,000 reported Wednesday includes contributions from former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and his wife, Kashkari’s parents and several bankers at Goldman Sachs, Kashkari’s former employer.
The governor revealed Wednesday he’s prepared to move water from Southern California to drier areas of the state as conditions worsen.
As California’s DMV prepares to issue driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants, community activists are giving the agency plenty of feedback on how to roll out the program.
Gov. Jerry Brown asked federal judges Thursday to give the state two more years to reduce prison crowding to the level set by the court, and said inmates could be released early if the state fails to meet its goals.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday delivered dual messages in his annual address to the Legislature.
Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state drought emergency Friday morning.
The Legislative Analyst’s Office says Gov. Jerry Brown is on the right track with his 2014-15 budget proposal by focusing on paying down the state’s massive debts.
University of California students in Riverside and Irvine will soon have the ability to take online courses offered by other campuses within the system.
A panel of federal judges has extended California’s deadline to cut its prison population until April 18.
The University of California’s Board of Regents has approved a proposed budget for next school year that hinges on the state giving the system an additional $120 million.
Republican Assemblyman Tim Donnelly on Tuesday announced his 2014 bid for California governor, wading into a race against Gov. Jerry Brown despite the incumbent’s seemingly unstoppable money and campaign machinery.