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  • Napa quake: Gov. Brown asks for federal disaster declaration

    Napa quake: Gov. Brown asks for federal disaster declaration
    Gov. Jerry Brown has officially requested that President Obama declare a disaster for the counties affected by the 6.0 magnitude earthquake that struck near Napa, Calif., last month. The Aug. 24 quake resulted in more than 280 injuries, devastated...
  • Mexican president meets with Gov. Brown, lauds treatment of immigrants

    Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, speaking at a luncheon held in honor of his visit to California, thanked Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday for respecting immigrants "whether they have citizenship or not, whether they have legal status or not." "The...
  • Low turnout in California in November could lift prospects for GOP

    The Democratic Party's dominance of California is close to a historic peak. But strength can draw trouble. Although all signs point to an easy reelection for Gov. Jerry Brown in November and million-vote victories for some of the party's other statewide...
  • Protesters, lawmakers criticize Mexico's handling of Marine case

    Protesters, lawmakers criticize Mexico's handling of Marine case
    Demonstrators, including a Republican lawmaker, gathered outside the historic Leland Stanford Mansion in Sacramento on Tuesday to protest the jailing of a U.S. Marine in Mexico. Gov. Jerry Brown is hosting a luncheon for Mexican President Enrique Peña...
  • Productive lawmakers can thank a retooled system

    It was a moderately productive two-year session that the Legislature wrapped up at the witching hour Saturday. Credit mainly voter-approved reforms. This is a new era in Sacramento. But another factor also helped greatly: the devastating drought. You'...
  • California has been well served by departing Steinberg and Pérez

    Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) will remain California Senate president pro tem for another month and a half, but for all practical purposes the end of the legislative session at midnight Sunday brings a conclusion to his six-year leadership of state...
  • Gov. Brown appeals ruling that struck down teacher job protections

    Gov. Jerry Brown filed an appeal Friday of a ruling that struck down traditional job protections for teachers. The state’s two largest teacher unions are expected to follow suit in the case of Vergara vs. California. A tentative ruling,...
  • Tripled California Film-TV Tax Credit Heads to Gov. Jerry Brown's Desk

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - 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...
  • Lawmakers send Gov. Jerry Brown bill for more university funding

    When California lawmakers settled on a new state budget in June, they included triggers that would send more money to public universities if property tax revenue outpaced expectations. The expectations weren't met, but lawmakers are moving forward...
  • California Senate Approves Sweetened Movie-TV Tax Credit

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The California State Senate has approved legislation on a 32-2 vote to extend and expand California's movie and TV tax credit, more than tripling its current size to $330 million annually over five years. The vote came on...
  • Jerry Brown: Immigrants, citizen or not, 'welcome in California'

    Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on Tuesday continued his two-day trip to California, traveling to Sacramento to meeting with Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers and deliver a speech to the Legislature. ------------ FOR THE RECORD Aug. 26, 11:02 a.m....