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Jerry Brown

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  • Free of repercussions, Brown confounds friends and foes on bills

    Gov. Jerry Brown waded through many hundreds of bills last month in the political freedom that comes with a faint reelection challenge, a $22-million campaign war chest and a Legislature stacked with fellow Democrats. The governor dispensed gifts...
  • Brown sets deadline for Exide plant on hazardous waste

    Brown sets deadline for Exide plant on hazardous waste
    In a wide range of bill signings Monday, Gov. Jerry Brown approved measures to expand privacy rights for students online and crack down on ill-behaved professional sports team owners. He also signed a bill setting a deadline for Exide Technologies'...
  • Governor OKs temporary gun seizures from people judged to be a danger

    Four months after a disturbed man killed six UC Santa Barbara students and wounded 13 others, Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed legislation allowing the temporary seizure of guns from people determined by the courts to be a threat to themselves or...
  • Statewide ban on disposable plastic bags is signed into law by Brown

    California will have the nation's first statewide ban on disposable plastic bags under a measure signed Tuesday by Gov. Jerry Brown, who also expanded gun controls and personal privacy protections in an eclectic final flurry of bill signings for the year....
  • Brown splits package of bills aimed at reducing truancy

    Brown splits package of bills aimed at reducing truancy
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday vetoed two bills aimed at curbing truancy and absenteeism among California students. The bills, part of a package proposed by state Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris and several lawmakers, would have required school boards and...
  • An easy favorite, Gov. Brown is slow to aid fellow Democrats

    An easy favorite, Gov. Brown is slow to aid fellow Democrats
    Facing an uphill climb to regain a two-house supermajority in November, legislative leaders say that they have asked Gov. Jerry Brown to stump for fellow Democrats in a half-dozen competitive districts. It's the sort of thing governors typically do as...
  • Neel Kashkari's so down and out, even his dogs are voting for Jerry Brown

    Neel Kashkari's so down and out, even his dogs are voting for Jerry Brown
    Neel Kashkari is down and out in Beverly Hills. Also among the conservative gentry of Sacramento. Pretty much everywhere Republicans are found.                Kashkari is the California GOP's official challenger to Gov. Jerry Brown, the party's bona...
  • Gov. Brown signs phase-out of single-use plastic bags in stores

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday fulfilled a promise by signing a measure that will phase out single-use plastic bags from checkout stands at California supermarkets, convenience stores, liquor stores and pharmacies. California is the first state in the...
  • California Gov. Jerry Brown signs privacy, anti-spying bills

    California Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed several bills that address concerns about spying and privacy, including new restrictions on the paparazzi, tighter laws against “revenge porn,’’ and a prohibition on the state from helping...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs bills on foster youth

    Under a bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday, social workers will be able to report their concerns if they believe that practices by county welfare agencies are endangering children. The measure by Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D-Los...
  • Wildfires prove costly for California budget

    Wildfires fueled by California's drought are burning a hole in the state budget, officials announced on Monday. All of the $209 million budgeted for emergency firefighting has been spent, and Gov. Jerry Brown's administration is now tapping $70...