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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • California lawmakers face water, prison and budget issues in 2014

    California lawmakers face water, prison and budget issues in 2014
    SACRAMENTO — Returning to the Capitol on Monday after a four-month recess, state lawmakers are set to tackle water issues, prison overcrowding and a budget debate that will be shaped largely by the state's rosier economic outlook. Other factors...
  • Jerry Brown unveils California budget blueprint at news conference

    Jerry Brown unveils California budget blueprint at news conference
    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday detailed his plans to continue nursing California back to financial health, emphasizing the need to carefully guard the surplus revenue generated by the recovering economy. The governor, during a Thursday...
  • Brown's budget praised for restraint but some Republicans skeptical

    Brown's budget praised for restraint but some Republicans skeptical
    Democratic leaders in the state Legislature on Thursday praised Gov. Jerry Brown’s $155-billion budget proposal for increasing funding for education and social safety net programs while still attacking California’s massive debt, while...
  • Lawmakers praise drought declaration; some say it took too long

    Lawmakers praise drought declaration; some say it took too long
    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown's declaration of a drought emergency in California received widespread praise from state lawmakers, although some criticized the governor for not taking action sooner. Lawmakers, farmers and activists for weeks have been...
  • Republican, Democratic lawmakers divided over Brown speech

    Republican, Democratic lawmakers divided over Brown speech
    SACRAMENTO -- Republican lawmakers were critical of the governor's State of the State address Wednesday, saying it was light on details and sugarcoated economic issues and what they said were policies unfriendly to business. “When we have a...
  • California lawmakers head to Maui for annual retreats

    California lawmakers head to Maui for annual retreats
    SACRAMENTO -- California lawmakers are packing their bags for their annual migration to the beaches of Maui starting Wednesday, where two conferences will be held sponsored by nonprofits backed by special interest groups. A group called the Pacific...
  • An underhanded anti-Obamacare stunt by the California GOP [updated]

    An underhanded anti-Obamacare stunt by the California GOP [updated]
    Update, 7:15 a.m. Dec. 3: The California GOP revised its shadow website for the Affordable Care Act roughly two hours after this post first appeared. The site's homepage now carries a direct link to the state insurance exchange Covered California, as well...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown reflects on 'big sweep of history' at tree lighting event

    Gov. Jerry Brown reflects on 'big sweep of history' at tree lighting event
    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown reflected on the tradition and history of Christmas in his remarks Thursday at the lighting of the Capitol Christmas tree. "I was just thinking as I sat there -- with the moon coming up and that Grecian Capitol building of...