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Parents, Coaches Support New California Law Limiting Full-Contact Football Practices

Governor Jerry Brown signed new legislation Monday that limits the number of full-contact practices for middle-and-high school football teams to two per week during their regular seasons.

07/21/2014

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Brown Signs Bill To Fully Fund Teachers’ Pensions

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill creating a long-term plan to pay down California’s $74 billion in unfunded teacher pension liabilities.

06/24/2014

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Brown Defends His Record, Details Challenges Facing California

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.

05/21/2014

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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 To Release Update To Record Spending Plan

Gov. Jerry Brown is getting ready to update his spending plan for the coming fiscal year, a budget that is bolstered by California’s economic turnaround and voter-approved tax hikes.

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CalTech Seismologists: Early Alert System May Give 30-Second Warning Before Major Quake

Monday’s morning earthquake renewed the debate over the funding of an early earthquake-warning system.

03/17/2014

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Parole Board Again Recommends Release For Manson Follower Bruce Davis

Davis has been twice previously recommended for parole — but rejected both times, once by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger in June 2010 and by Gov. Jerry Brown last March.

03/12/2014

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Gov. Brown Not Sure Legal Pot Is Good Idea For California

California Gov. Jerry Brown said he is not sure legalizing marijuana is a good idea in his state because the country could lose its competitive edge if too many people are getting stoned.

03/02/2014

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Gov. Brown, California Pension Board To Consider Rate Increases

The board of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System is considering how municipalities and government agencies should absorb the mounting costs of retirees living longer.

02/18/2014

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Lt. Gov. Breaks With Brown And Says He No Longer Supports Bullet Train

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, once a strong supporter of California’s high-speed rail project, says he has changed his mind and no longer backs it.

02/14/2014

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Governor, Mayor Meet With Climate Change Task Force On Drought

The task force was created in November to oversee federal efforts to guard against droughts, floods, wildfires and storms related to climate change, according to officials.

02/13/2014

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California Water Company Declares Water Supply Alert, Asks Residents To Cut Water Usage By 20 Percent

Southern California’s largest supplier of water, the Metropolitan Water District, which provides water for 19 million people, declared a “Water Supply Alert” Tuesday in light of California’s historic drought.

02/11/2014

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Laguna Beach Millionaire Wants To Be California’s Next Governor

“Keep the government out of our homes, out of our hospitals, out of our bedrooms,” he says.

01/24/2014

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Families Stand To Be Devastated By Brown’s Plan To Cut Home Caregiver Overtime Pay

Gov. Jerry Brown’s newly-proposed budget caps pay for in-home caregivers, whether they be family members or unrelated employees, at 40 hours a week. A Menifee family shows why that plan may have dire consequences.

01/20/2014

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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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