Gov. Jerry Brown
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law a compromise bill intended to ease the state’s prison crowding crisis by asking federal judges to delay their year-end deadline for releasing thousands of inmates.
Gov. Jerry Brown Wednesday said he supports a bill to increase the state’s minimum wage.
A bill that would end standardized testing in public schools across California Wednesday was met with skepticism by the head of Los Angeles Unified School District.
Gov. Jerry Brown is asking state lawmakers to approve spending $315 million this year to lease cells in private prisons and jails as an alternative to releasing roughly 9,600 inmates to comply with a federal court order.
A bill headed to the governor’s desk will allow voters to find out if their mail-in ballots are actually counted.
California has become the first state to enshrine certain rights for transgender K-12 students in state law, requiring public schools to allow those students access to whichever restroom and locker room they want.
The leader of the state Senate on Wednesday backed Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to send thousands of inmates to private prisons rather than free them early to comply with federal court orders to reduce prison crowding.
The Supreme Court on Friday refused to delay a court order for California to release nearly 10,000 inmates by year’s end to improve conditions in state prisons.
A new Field Poll finds that 51 percent of California voters say they approve of the job Gov. Jerry Brown is doing and that most are inclined to re-elect him next year.
Gov. Jerry Brown is drawing praise and glowing reviews from the national media for his deft political maneuvering in closing a $25 billion budget deficit and restoring some of California’s financial luster after years of recession.
The bill would make the state the first to give youths the right “to participate in sex-segregated programs, activities and facilities” based on their self-perception, regardless of their birth gender.
A bill that would prohibit cities from ticketing motorists who park at broken parking meters was approved by the state Senate Wednesday and now moves on to Gov. Jerry Brown for final approval.
Angelenos and residents throughout California are more optimistic about the state’s economic prospects than at any time since the recession in 2007, according to a survey released Thursday.
Cheering a California rebound, Gov. Jerry Brown says voter-approved tax increases have put the state on sound financial footing but warns lawmakers that they must be tight-fisted with the government purse strings.
Gov. Jerry Brown says the state’s long-running prison crisis is over.