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Gov. Jerry Brown

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Brown Signs ‘Biggest Reform Ever’ For Calif. Pensions Into Law

California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law on Wednesday sweeping pension reforms that he defended as benefiting both workers and taxpayers.


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California Lawmakers Extend Hollywood Tax Credit

Lawmakers are sending Gov. Jerry Brown legislation that would extend a Hollywood tax break for two years in an effort to keep film and TV production in the state.

CBS Los Angeles–09/01/2012

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Mars Rover Curiosity Takes Its First Drive

Gov. Jerry Brown was on hand to watch the Mars rover Curiosity take its first drive on the surface of the red planet Wednesday.


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Gov. Brown Signs High Speed Rail Funding Bill At Union Station

Gov. Jerry Brown visited Union Station Wednesday to sign into law a bill that will provide funding for the first phase of a high-speed rail project expected to connect the Southland with San Francisco.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/18/2012

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UC Board To Endorse Tax Initiative, Freeze Tuition

University of California leaders are planning to freeze tuition and endorse Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative, but UC students could face a steep midyear tuition hike if voters reject the November ballot measure.


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New California Law Will Stop ‘Abusive’ Home Lending

California has a new law to stop what Gov. Jerry Brown calls abusive home lending tactics.


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Lawmaker: Homeowners’ ‘Bill Of Rights’ To Spur More Lender Lawsuits

State Senator Tom Harman fears the landmark bill will adversely affect the housing market and allow lawyers to collect huge fees.


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Brown Calls For Pay, Welfare Cuts In Face Of $16B Deficit

Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday called for deeper spending cuts for health and welfare spending and a shortened work week for state employees in his revised plan to reduce the state’s $16 billion deficit.


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Lawmakers Scrutinize $68B High-Speed Rail Plan

The chairman of California’s high-speed rail project defended the $68.4 billion plan before lawmakers on Wednesday, a day after the state Legislative Analyst’s Office urged the state Legislature to reject it because it relies on highly speculative financing.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/18/2012

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Reduced Price Tag May Revive Plans For Calif. High-Speed Rail

Officials with the state board overseeing the project said they have managed to trim $30 billion off of the estimated $98 billion price tag.

CBS Los Angeles–04/02/2012

Governor Jerry Brown welcomed Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner to California on Wednesday, saying the cutting-edge airliner — which employs 20,000 Californians — symbolizes the state's innovation and creativity. (credit: Matt Hartman/Shorealone Films)

Gov. Brown Welcomes Fuel-Efficient Boeing Dreamliner To Long Beach

The 787 Dreamliner made its first stop in California on a worldwide tour showcasing the cutting-edge aircraft.

CBS Los Angeles–03/14/2012

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Gov. Jerry Brown To Play Host To Chinese Vice President

Gov. Jerry Brown will welcome Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping to California with a tour of the Port of Los Angeles and events highlighting the economic and cultural ties between the world’s most populous nation and the U.S. state with the greatest population and largest economy.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/15/2012

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Antonovich: Brown’s Efforts To Reform Calif. Spending Have ‘Failed’

One of the county’s top executives took aim at Gov. Jerry Brown for his role in cutting millions of dollars from the county budget.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/09/2012


Gov. Jerry Brown Declares State Of Emergency In Response To Tanker Truck Fire

Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Tuesday in response to the fiery tanker truck accident that forced the closure of the Pomona (60) Freeway in Montebello.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/20/2011

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Source: Brown To Call For Higher Taxes On Wealthy, Sales Tax Hike

Governor Jerry Brown is ready to offer his latest solution on how to drum up cash for the state of California.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/01/2011