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  • Lawmakers reach deal on $7.5 billion water bond, Republican leader says

    Lawmakers reach deal on $7.5 billion water bond, Republican leader says
    State Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff on Wednesday said a deal has been reached on a ballot measure for a $7.5 billion water bond, following a flurry of last minute negotiations over funding for new reservoirs. Republican lawmakers had pushed for $3...
  • Senate Republicans unveil $8.7-billion water bond proposal

    Senate Republicans unveil $8.7-billion water bond proposal
    Senate Republicans, who have chafed at Gov. Jerry Brown's insistence on a pared-down water bond, released their counteroffer Friday: an $8.7-billion measure that prioritizes water storage. Republicans say their plan meets Brown's call for a "no-frills"...
  • With theatrical flourish, Brown signs tax break for filming

     With theatrical flourish, Brown signs tax break for filming
    The scene outside the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Thursday was not billed as a campaign event for Gov. Jerry Brown. But it had the makings of one. A few steps from the concrete footprints of Clark Gable and Bette Davis, the Democratic governor...
  • Gov. Brown repeals unenforced sections of Prop. 187

    Gov. Brown repeals unenforced sections of Prop. 187
    Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Monday that repeals unenforceable provisions of Proposition 187, the two-decade-old measure that sought to withhold public services from immigrants in the country illegally. In all, Brown said Monday that he has...
  • Gov. Brown signs bill repealing unenforceable parts of Prop. 187

    Gov. Brown signs bill repealing unenforceable parts of Prop. 187
    In a disavowal of the hard line Californians once took against illegal immigration, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Monday repealing unenforceable provisions of Proposition 187. The highly charged 1994 measure, passed resoundingly by voters, was...
  • California Senate leader calls for Sen. Roderick Wright to resign

    California Senate leader calls for Sen. Roderick Wright to resign
    The leader of the California Senate on Friday called for the resignation of  Democratic Sen. Roderick Wright after he was sentenced to 90 days in jail for lying about living in his district. State Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-...
  • State Sen. Roderick Wright sentenced for perjury, voter fraud

    State Sen. Roderick Wright sentenced for perjury, voter fraud
    Democratic state Sen. Roderick D. Wright, convicted earlier this year on felony perjury and voting fraud charges, was sentenced Friday to 90 days in county jail and barred for life from holding public office. After turning down Wright's request for a...
  • 'Less liberal' is the new conservative in state Capitol

    'Less liberal' is the new conservative in state Capitol
    SACRAMENTO — As the Democrats who control the Capitol congratulated themselves over this week's state budget deal, another dynamic emerged: support from across the political divide for Gov. Jerry Brown's thrifty ways. Republicans who a few years...
  • Jerry Brown, lawmakers to announce prison plans

    Jerry Brown, lawmakers to announce prison plans
    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers are set to announce Tuesday afternoon new legislation to help California meet a court order to reduce prison crowding. The plan involves dipping into the state's reserve fund to pay for new places to house...
  • Prison plan would avoid any releases, Brown says

    Prison plan would avoid any releases, Brown says
    SACRAMENTO — California will not release a single inmate early to meet a court order to reduce prison crowding, Gov. Jerry Brown and top lawmakers pledged Tuesday. Instead, the state plans to lease extra beds for inmates in private prisons and...
  • State Senate approves student testing plan over federal objections

    State Senate approves student testing plan over federal objections
    California lawmakers pushed ahead Tuesday with a new state testing plan despite a threat by the Obama administration to withhold federal education funds unless substantial changes were made. The state Senate approved the overhaul on a 25-7 vote, with...