RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Regional Authority

A collection of news and information related to Regional Authority published by this site and its partners.

Top Regional Authority Articles

Displaying items 100-110
  • Jerry Brown grants clemency to 79 criminals

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday conveyed his current pardons, restoring civil rights to 79 felons, many of them convicted of minor drug crimes decades ago. Typical of the cases is that of Jorge Baeza, a Los Angeles resident convicted of......
  • Did 'fiscal cliff' fears wipe out California's red ink?

     
    It was only a few months ago that the Legislature’s analysts declared that California still had some red ink to contend with, projecting that the governor and lawmakers would have to close a $1.9-billion shortfall. In the budget Gov. Jerry......
  • Brown administration shifts schedule for repaying loans

     
    A change in when the state plans to pay back loans is a key part of Gov. Jerry Brown's rosier financial outlook for the next budget. Sacramento owes roughly $30 billion to schools, local governments and dedicated funds. When the......
  • Looking at polls, conservatives raise red flags over Gov. Tom Corbett's electoral fortunes.

     
    It's no secret that Gov. Tom Corbett has always had problems with Pennsylvania's conservative movement. From his notorious "living document" comments about the state Constitution during a 2010 primary debate to right-wing gripes that he wasn't going far...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown to release new budget proposal

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown, bolstered by his successful campaign to raise taxes, will release his new budget plan Thursday morning. The proposal represents a shift for the governor as he transitions from battling the catastrophic deficits of past years to tackling....
  • Why holding Gov. Rick Scott to creating 1.7 million jobs is silly talk

     
    By Aaron Deslatte, Tallahassee Bureau Chief TALLAHASSEE – This month, we started a series of reports attempting to evaluate Gov. Rick Scott on the ‘7-7-7′ economic plan that was the political mantelpiece of his 2010 campaign. It's a good...
  • Public Policy Poll: Voters back Corbett's NCAA lawsuit -- but not his handling of Penn State.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett is getting some love from state voters for his lawsuit challening the $60 million in fines and sanctions the NCAA levied against Penn State University, but it still isn't doing much for his overall public image, a......
  • No estate tax revenue for California in fiscal cliff deal

     
    The agreement reached in Washington to avert the so-called fiscal cliff is generally good news for California finances, but it's still going to take a bite out of Gov. Jerry Brown's budget plans. Legislation signed by President Obama on Wednesday......
  • Skelton: Brown correct to target federal control of prisons

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown's plans for the state prison system will be a key part of his budget proposal as he seeks to end federal control of inmate healthcare. In Thursday's column, George Skelton says the governor's stance is both good......
  • Newport Beach man pardoned for crimes, praised for charity work

     
    A Newport Beach man who was sent to prison on drug and robbery convictions in the 1970s and '80s has been pardoned for his crimes by Gov. Jerry Brown, who praised the man for his philanthropic work in environmental and......
  • Caps on class sizes could be eliminated in Jerry Brown’s budget

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown wants to overhaul the way California’s public schools are funded, sending more money to districts that serve poor students and eliminating mandates to spend billions of dollars on specific programs -– even possibly eliminating...