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Republican Candidates For Calif. Governor Clash In Debate

The long-running dispute over the identity of the California Republican party was played out in sharp contrast Thursday, as two rival candidates for governor offered sharply differing views on the future of the GOP during what was their first, and probably only, joint appearance of the primary campaign.

05/16/2014

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Gov. Brown’s Budget Plan Expected To Include Catastrophic Cuts To In-Home Care Services

Activists are concerned the changes Gov. Jerry Brown plans to make to California’s budget Tuesday will include huge cuts to resources for in-home caregivers.

05/12/2014

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Lawmakers, Brown Compromise On Rainy Day Fund

Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders on Thursday agreed to replace the rainy day fund measure on the November ballot with a bipartisan plan that would set aside revenue of up to 10 percent of California’s general fund and dedicate money to paying down the state’s massive debts and liabilities.

05/08/2014

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Bill Cleans Up Immigrant Driver’s License Program

Democratic lawmakers approved on Thursday tweaks to a program Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law last year to grant driver’s licenses to immigrants in the country illegally, after businesses and advocates raised concerns.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/01/2014

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Governor Calls Special Session On Rainy-Day Fund

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.

04/16/2014

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Traffic Snarled On The Westside As Israeli Prime Minister Continues Trip

Drivers on the Westside were experiencing heavier than usual traffic congestion Wednesday evening as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu continued his visit to California.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/05/2014

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Leader Says Lost Supermajority Won’t Hinder Senate

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.

03/03/2014

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California Gov. Jerry Brown Will Seek Re-Election

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/27/2014

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Gubernatorial Candidate Kashkari Raises Nearly $1M

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.

02/05/2014

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Gov. Jerry Brown Speaks To KCAL9’s Dave Bryan About State’s Drought

The governor revealed Wednesday he’s prepared to move water from Southern California to drier areas of the state as conditions worsen.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/29/2014

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Activists Offer Feedback As DMV Prepares To Issue Driver’s Licenses For Undocumented Immigrants

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.

01/28/2014

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California Seeks 2-Year Delay On Prison Crowding

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.

01/23/2014

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Brown: Calif. Comes Back But Challenged By Drought

Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday delivered dual messages in his annual address to the Legislature.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/22/2014

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Gov. Brown Declares State Drought Emergency

Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state drought emergency Friday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/17/2014

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Analyst Calls California Budget Proposal ‘Prudent’

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.

01/13/2014

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