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  • 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...
  • Jerry Brown pushes his plan for state reserve fund

    Jerry Brown pushes his plan for state reserve fund
    SACRAMENTO — Raising the stakes in his campaign to strengthen California's finances, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday called a special session of the state Legislature for next week to consider a new plan to save money and pay off state debt, an...
  • Measure barring Covered California from hiring certain felons fails

    Measure barring Covered California from hiring certain felons fails
    SACRAMENTO--A bill barring the state's health insurance exchange from hiring individuals convicted of certain felonies failed to advance Tuesday. Under the proposal by Assemblywoman Connie Conway (R-Tulare), Covered California would not be able to...
  • GOP lawmakers, Neel Kashkari slam Donnelly immigration remarks

    GOP lawmakers, Neel Kashkari slam Donnelly immigration remarks
    Republican legislative leaders and a rival GOP gubernatorial candidate Tuesday slammed newly discovered remarks by Assemblyman Tim Donnelly comparing illegal immigration to war and urging citizens to rise up and join him in patrolling the border....
  • Republicans could slide further with women, Latinos

    Republicans could slide further with women, Latinos
    As Republicans seek to improve their standing among Latinos and women, fresh controversies in California could further damage the party with both groups. On Monday, a GOP gubernatorial candidate's inflammatory rhetoric likening illegal immigration to...