Gov. Jerry Brown
Legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown will prohibit California prisons from forcing women to be sterilized for birth control.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law several bills designed to boost use of clean-air vehicles in California.
Residents in drought-stricken California whose wells have gone dry will soon get help from key state agencies under an order Gov. Jerry Brown signed Friday.
Gov. Jerry Brown and his Republican challenger Neel Kashkari will meet Thursday for what is likely to be the only gubernatorial debate this election season, as a new Field Poll finds the governor has a lead of 16 percentage points among likely voters.
Driven to action by the state’s historic drought, California lawmakers on Wednesday voted to place a $7.5 billion water plan before voters in November.
Six months after Brown declared a water emergency, few state agencies know whether their conservation efforts are meeting the mark. They are not required to compare water consumption this year to last, and few have, The Associated Press found.
Kamala Harris called the surge in young immigrants a humanitarian crisis, echoing comments made a day earlier by Gov. Jerry Brown, a fellow Democrat.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB2683 on Tuesday, repealing a law that made it a misdemeanor to disobey a judge’s order to stay off electronic devices during a trial.
Stable housing is critical to the success of low-level felons being released under California Gov. Jerry Brown’s prison reform law.
The U.S. Department of Transportation gave its approval Friday for work to begin on the second leg of California’s proposed $68 billion high-speed rail line, endorsing the state’s environmental review for the section running between Fresno and Bakersfield.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that will let counties continue sharing available jail cells as they try to avoid overcrowding or releasing inmates early.
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 key disagreement has emerged over the size of the 2014-15 spending plan for the fiscal year that begins July 1. Lawmakers face a June 15 deadline set by the state constitution to pass a balanced budget.
The state of California Tuesday entered the race to keep a Sriracha plant in the Southland.
Gov. Jerry Brown presented a robust defense of his record over the last three-and-a-half years during a speech to California business leaders Wednesday, promoting his efforts with education, pension reform, workers’ compensation, criminal justice and the economy.