Governor Jerry Brown
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“Keep the government out of our homes, out of our hospitals, out of our bedrooms,” he says.
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.
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.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that will prohibit professional athletes who spent most of their careers with teams in other states from filing workers’ compensation claims in California.
Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill that would have allowed non-citizens who are legal residents to serve as jurors in California.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Monday prohibiting cities from ticketing motorists who park at broken parking meters.
Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration says in a court filing that the state is falling far short of meeting a demand from federal judges to find thousands of inmates who could be released from prison early without endangering the public.
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.
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.