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  • Gov. Jerry Brown's budget highlights a glass half-empty

    The $164.7-billion budget that Gov. Jerry Brown proposed Friday for the coming fiscal year highlights the glass-half-empty nature of California's improving fortunes. His administration projects that the state's economy will grow an impressive 4.5% in 2015...
  • Brown offers $164.7-billion budget plan

    Taking advantage of a growing economy, Gov. Jerry Brown proposed a $164.7-billion budget Friday that would boost funding for schools, community colleges, courts and home care for the elderly and disabled. He did not include money that University of...
  • UC and Cal State hope for more funding than Brown offers

    After Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget proposal was announced Friday, reaction from California’s public universities showed that much lobbying and political maneuvering is ahead to establish higher education spending levels for next year.   UC...
  • Key budget spending categories

    Here is a look at four spending categories in Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed $164.7-billion budget. EDUCATION The governor proposes increased funding for K-12 schools, community colleges and public universities by tapping temporary tax revenue from...
  • A more mature Gov. Brown has less to say in speeches, plenty to do

    Maybe it's because he is a contrarian. But Gov. Jerry Brown doesn't go for conventional celebrating. Also, he now believes, why give two speeches when one will do just fine? Brown announced Monday that he'll combine his fourth-term inaugural address...
  • Gov. Brown's inaugural speech continues his green, fiscal themes

    SACRAMENTO — Marking a historic occasion with a simple, subdued ceremony, Edmund Gerald Brown Jr. called Monday for ambitious new environmental rules as he embarked on an unprecedented fourth term as California's governor. Brown delivered an...
  • Jerry Brown plans to target cost of retiree healthcare

    Gov. Jerry Brown plans to address the growing cost of healthcare for retired state workers next month when he releases his new budget proposal, a spokesman for his finance department said Tuesday. The statement came shortly after the state controller...
  • L.A. Mayor Garcetti's earthquake safety campaign faces obstacles

    L.A. Mayor Garcetti's earthquake safety campaign faces obstacles
    When Eric Garcetti took office as Los Angeles mayor 18 months ago, skeptics questioned whether he was setting civic ambitions too low by promising to improve street paving, tree trimming, sidewalk repairs and trash pickup. But with his recent rollout of...
  • O'Malley increases pardons, but remains stingy overall

    O'Malley increases pardons, but remains stingy overall
    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has rarely exercised his power to grant clemency to convicted criminals over his two terms, even as many gubernatorial counterparts have been more lenient amid a changing attitude toward these acts of mercy. The...
  • Should non-citizens in the U.S. vote?

     Should non-citizens in the U.S. vote?
    As of Jan. 1, 2012, an estimated 13.3 million lawful permanent residents lived in the United States, and 8.8 million of them were eligible to apply for U.S. citizenship but had not done so. In California, 2.48 million out of 3.4 million green-card holders...
  • Gov. Brown declares state of emergency in four California counties

    Gov. Brown declares state of emergency in four California counties
    Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency in four counties Monday after two weeks of heavy rain and winds caused flooding, mudslides and evacuations across California. The emergency declaration is a formal step that should help Caltrans officials...