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Counties Tell Brown They Need Money For Realignment Law

Gov. Jerry Brown has quietly visited 10 California counties this year to see how they are faring under his three-year-old realignment law, which dramatically altered the state’s criminal justice system by increasing the burden on local governments.

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Governor Brown Issues 63 Pardons On Good Friday

Gov. Jerry Brown is keeping with his tradition of offering pardons to convicted offenders on Christian holidays, announcing on Good Friday that he issued 63 pardons.

04/18/2014

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Ex-Judge Will Oversee Inmate Releases, If Needed

Federal judges have selected a former state appellate judge to determine which state prison inmates will go free if the administration of Gov. Jerry Brown fails to meet mandated population deadlines.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/09/2014

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Poll: Voters Favor Gov. Brown As His Popularity Climbs

Gov. Jerry Brown has a big lead as he seeks re-election to an unprecedented fourth term, far outpacing any of the three top Republican challengers, according to a Field Poll released Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/09/2014

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Gov. Brown Signs Bill To Strengthen Campaign Finance

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation giving California’s political watchdog agency more authority to enforce the state’s campaign finance laws and investigate suspected wrongdoing.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/03/2014

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Gov. Brown Open To Fine-Tuning Criminal Justice Changes

Gov. Jerry Brown defended his 3-year-old criminal justice realignment law Wednesday but also told California law enforcement organizations that he is open to making improvements.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/02/2014

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California Lawmakers Reconsider Bare-Hand Food Ban

California lawmakers are beginning to back away from a new law that bans bare-hand contact with food in restaurants and bars, with the Assembly Health Committee voting unanimously Tuesday to repeal and revisit the regulation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/25/2014

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Brown Raises $20M For Gov. Race; GOP Rivals Lag

Gov. Jerry Brown reported Monday that he has raised nearly $20 million for his re-election campaign, far outpacing the two leading Republican candidates competing for the right to challenge him.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/24/2014

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Lawsuit Says California Mortgage Money Mishandled

Three community assistance organizations sued Gov. Jerry Brown and other state officials on Friday, alleging the state improperly diverted nearly $370 million that was intended to help homeowners struggling with foreclosures.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/14/2014

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Gov. Brown Praises Gay Activists For Courage In Change

Gov. Jerry Brown is accepting an award from the gay rights community for advancing equality during his political career.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/10/2014

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California’s Brown Hears Fracking Gripes

In a year when California Democrats are worried about motivating their voters, Gov. Jerry Brown heard another unwelcome message Saturday: Some Democratic activists are bristling over his administration’s policies on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

03/08/2014

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) and California Gov. Jerry Brown (2nd L) sign a pact to strengthen economic and research ties between California and Israel at the Computer History Museum on March 5, 2014 in Mountain View, California. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu joined California Gov. Jerry Brown to sign a historic agreement that expands California's partnership with Israel on economic development, research and trade.  (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Netanyahu, Gov. Brown Sign Pro-Business Pact

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a swing through the Silicon Valley to meet with high-tech leaders and sign a pro-business agreement with Gov. Jerry Brown.

03/05/2014

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LACDPW Seeks Grants For Water Conservation Projects In Drought Stricken SoCal

KCAL9′s Dave Bryan reports local officials are now working on water conservation and recycling projects they hope will receive state funding.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/03/2014

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Gov. Brown, Israeli PM Netanyahu To Boost Economic Ties

California Gov. Jerry Brown and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet next week in the heart of the Silicon Valley.

02/28/2014

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Committees Approve $687 Million In Drought Relief

A $687 million drought relief plan is headed for floor votes in the Legislature after winning quick approval Wednesday in legislative committees.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/26/2014

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