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  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill protecting consumers' online reviews

    Californians offering online opinions or reviews of businesses will have new legal protection under a bill signed Tuesday by Gov. Jerry Brown. The measure by Assemblyman John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) aims to crack down on retailers seeking to stop...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown Sets Ceremony to Sign Movie, TV Tax Credit Bill

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Gov. Jerry Brown will sign the legislation to extend and expand California's movie and TV tax credit, more than tripling its size to $330 million annually. Ceremonies have been set for Thursday morning at TCL Chinese Theater....
  • Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes anti-discrimination measure for unemployed

    Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes anti-discrimination measure for unemployed
    Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a measure Wednesday that would have barred employers from discriminating against unemployed job seekers. The bill by Assemblyman Ian Calderon (D-Whittier) would have prohibited employers, including the state government, from...
  • California Governor Signs Expansion of State Film and TV Tax Credit

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - A bill that more than triples the size of California's film and TV tax credit is now law, as Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday signed the legislation designed to stem the tide of runaway production fleeing to other states and...
  • Gov. Brown signs bill that triples tax credits for films

    Gov. Brown signs bill that triples tax credits for films
    During a ceremony in Hollywood on Thursday morning, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation that will triple annual funding for the state's film tax credit program. "This is a great day for Hollywood, for California," said Brown, in the courtyard outside...
  • Gov. Brown signs bill giving cities control over massage businesses

    Gov. Brown signs bill giving cities control over massage businesses
    Cities will have more authority to crack down on illicit massage parlors under a new law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown Thursday. Local government officials have complained that under current law, it is too difficult to regulate massage businesses or shut...
  • Don't turn down a Medi-Cal gift, Gov. Brown

    Don't turn down a Medi-Cal gift, Gov. Brown
    The 2010 federal healthcare reform law let states expand Medicaid, the joint federal-state health insurance program for the poor, largely at federal expense. California is one of 27 states that have taken up Washington's offer, and well over 1 million...
  • Governor signs bill tripling funding for film tax-credit program

    Governor signs bill tripling funding for film tax-credit program
    David Dowell likes living in Glendale. He likes eating at local restaurants with his wife, a school teacher. He likes riding his bike to work about 5.5 miles from his home. In short, Dowell loves living and working in California, he said. But if he has...
  • 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...
  • Gov. Brown approves tougher penalties for starting major fires

    Gov. Brown approves tougher penalties for starting major fires
    Hours after a man was charged with arson that allegedly caused the sprawling King fire east of Sacramento, Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday that he has signed into law tougher penalties for those who cause major fires. The measure reinstates a law that...
  • Gov. Brown repeals unenforced sections of Prop. 187

    Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Monday that repeals unenforceable provisions of Proposition 187, the two-decade-old measure that sought to withhold public services from immigrants in the country illegally. In all, Brown said Monday that he has...