Governor Jerry Brown
California lawmakers will get a pay raise of nearly $5,000 this year while the governor will see an increase of nearly $9,000 after a citizens’ panel voted Wednesday to restore some of the cuts it made during the recession.
Part of California’s transformative prison realignment law was intended to give prosecutors and judges sentencing flexibility: Some convicts could receive a combination of custody and supervision, an approach favored by the state, while others could escape probation in exchange for serving longer sentences.
Proposition 30 and an improving economy will help keep Cal State University fees at their current levels – unless proposed funding falls through.
Governor Jerry Brown Friday reversed a parole board’s decision to release from prison a former member of the Charles Manson cult.
Residents of Exposition Park are concerned about the possible parole of Manson family member Bruce Davis as he is slated to live among them if he gets out of prison.
California Governor Jerry Brown and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa both spoke out Thursday about triple homicide suspect Christopher Dorner, a former LAPD officer.
Riding a wave of new tax revenue, California’s spending plan for the coming fiscal year will rise by nearly $5 billion, a powerful indication that the state that came to symbolize fiscal mismanagement during the heart of the recession is emerging into brighter days.
Hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants in California can now apply for a driver’s license, thanks to a bill signed into law by Gov. Brown.
Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday that he had signed a bill curbing regulatory oversight of phone calls made over the internet.
During a visit to a Los Angeles Planned Parenthood clinic, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that allows nurses to dispense birth control, making it easier for women to get contraceptives.
More than 800,000 Californians who own property in wildfire country will begin receiving bills this week for a new annual fire-protection fee, rekindling outrage among rural residents and leading to a likely lawsuit seeking to overturn the surcharge.
Gov. Jerry Brown Thursday defended his ballot initiative to raise taxes for California’s highest earners.
The fine for staging a cockfight will double in California under a law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic leaders have struck an agreement on remaining cuts to California’s budget, people with direct knowledge of the talks told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday.
Gov. Jerry Brown wants to shift the safety net protecting California’s neediest residents.