Mississippi Gov. Signs Law Allowing Service Denial To GaysMississippi's governor signed a law on Tuesday that allows public and private businesses to refuse service to gay couples based on the employers' religious beliefs.
Villaraigosa Appears Poised To Enter 2018 Governor's RaceThe presidential contest is dominating national headlines, but the toughest campaign in California might be two years away. The race to replace Gov. Jerry Brown in 2018 is emerging as a potentially historic and crowded competition that could bring the state its first Asian governor, the first Hispanic in modern times or, maybe, the first woman to hold the job.
Gov. Brown Declares State Of Emergency In Porter Ranch Due To Gas LeakCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Wednesday over a massive natural-gas leak that has been spewing fumes into Porter Ranch for months.
Gov. Brown Signs Law Bolstering Equal Pay Protection For WomenSupporters say the new law offers the strongest equal-pay protection in the nation to challenge gender-based wage gaps.
Advocates Push Lawmakers To Help Social Programs In BudgetAs California lawmakers begin drilling into Gov. Jerry Brown's revised budget for next year, Democrats and social welfare advocates say they already see many areas that need even more funding.
Older Sister Of Gov. Jerry Brown DiesCynthia Kelly was 81. She was the second-born daughter of former Gov. Pat Brown and his wife, Bernice. In all, the Browns had four children, three of them daughters.
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom To Raise Money For California Governor Bid In 2018California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom says he will begin raising money to run for California governor in 2018.
Lawmakers Push For Changes To Higher EducationSenate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, introduced SB15 on Tuesday that would increase state funding, redirect funds from a scholarship program, and charge a higher rate to out-of-state students.
Jerry Brown Elected To Historic 4th Term As California GovernorBrown, who did little campaigning on behalf of his re-election, concentrating instead on urging voters to pass Propositions 1 and 2.
Voters Hit Polls To Decide On Calif. Governor, Several PropositionsVoting locations are open from 7 a.m. through 8 p.m., according to the Los Angeles County registrar.
Brown: California Needs Long-Term Vision On WaterAddressing California's longstanding water problems will take tens of billions of dollars more and a large dose of political compromise, but the epic drought may provide new motivation, Gov. Jerry Brown told a Stanford University water conference on Monday.
Brown Signs Bill Requiring Paid Sick Leave For Millions Of WorkersThe legislation requires employers to provide sick days to millions of Californians who do not currently earn the benefit.