Gov. Brown Vetoes Ban On Public Smoking At CollegesThe governor says the colleges already have that authority and are fully capable of setting their own smoking policies.
Governor Signs Law That Reduces 'Super Pollutants' To Combat Climate ChangeDairy farmers will be required to reduce methane emissions from manure to 40 percent under the new law.
Gov. Brown Vetoes 'Tampon Tax' Bill, 6 OthersGov. Jerry Brown says he's vetoing seven bills that would have carved out special tax breaks, including legislation that would have made California the latest state to scrap so-called tampon tax.
Gov. Jerry Brown Pushes Plan For Western Power GridGov. Jerry Brown says he remains committed to expanding California's power grid to include other Western states, despite a delay announced this summer.
New Law Will Require Temporary License Plates In CaliforniaCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that would require newly purchased vehicles to display temporary license plates.
L.A. County D.A. Urges Governor To Deny Parole For Manson FollowerThe Los Angeles district attorney is urging Gov. Jerry Brown to reject parole for a follower of mass murderer Charles Manson.
Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Budget Of More Than $122 billionGov. Jerry Brown signed a state budget Monday that uses a slice of California's revenue surplus to boost assistance for the poor and send more money to universities but keeps other new ongoing spending commitments to a minimum.
California Budget To Eliminate Contentious Welfare PolicyThe governor of California has given in to liberal lawmakers who want to repeal a welfare policy that critics call racist, ineffective and harmful to the state's poorest children.
Brown, Lawmakers Agree On California Spending PlanGov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders reached an agreement Thursday on a state budget.
Panel Approves Pay Raises For California Lawmakers, GovernorThe Citizens Compensation Commission approved the salary and benefit increases on a 4-0 vote.
Jerry Brown Endorses Kamala Harris For U.S. Senateov. Jerry Brown is endorsing Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Kamala Harris barely two weeks before California's June 7 primary election.
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.