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  • Gov. Jerry Brown presses for scaled-back, $6-billion water bond

    Gov. Jerry Brown presses for scaled-back, $6-billion water bond
    Gov. Jerry Brown told legislative leaders Tuesday he wants a $6-billion water bond to be put before voters in November--a substantially lower price tag than proposals making their way through the Legislature. Brown also made clear that he has concerns...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown pushes for scaled-down, $6-billion water bond

    Gov. Jerry Brown pushes for scaled-down, $6-billion water bond
    Gov. Jerry Brown told legislative leaders Tuesday that he wants a $6-billion water bond to be put before voters in November — a substantially lower price tag than proposals making their way through the Legislature. Brown also made clear that he...
  • Assembly approves tax credits for aerospace industry

    Assembly approves tax credits for aerospace industry
    The California Assembly on Thursday approved a fast-tracked proposal to provide up to $420 million in tax breaks over 15 years for the aerospace industry. The bill by Assemblyman Steve Fox (D-Palmdale) would offer credits for an "advanced strategic...
  • Assembly Republicans select Kristin Olsen as next leader

    Assembly Republicans select Kristin Olsen as next leader
    Modesto Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen is next in line to lead the Assembly Republicans, after a GOP caucus vote Tuesday.  She'll take the reins from current Assembly Minority Leader Connie Conway (R-Tulare) in November. Conway is termed out of the...
  • School finance proposal blasted in final days of budget talks

    School finance proposal blasted in final days of budget talks
    A last-minute proposal from Gov. Jerry Brown to limit the amount of money school districts can keep in their reserve accounts triggered an angry response in the closing days of budget negotiations. “I think it’s stupid," said Megan Reilly,...
  • Tripled California Film-TV Tax Credit Heads to Gov. Jerry Brown's Desk

    A bill to more than triple California's film-TV tax credit program from $100 million to $330 million a year has cleared its final legislative hurdle and is headed for the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown. The State Assembly approved AB 1839 late Friday night,...
  • Lawmakers OK ban on fundraisers in lobbyists' homes

    Lawmakers OK ban on fundraisers in lobbyists' homes
    Lobbyists would no longer be allowed to host political fundraisers in their homes for state candidates under a bill given final legislative approval Thursday by the California Assembly just six months after a scandal involving the practice. The bill,...
  • 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...