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Jerry Brown defends education spending in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is defending his proposal to shift some education spending to the state’s neediest children. With a proposed jump in school spending this year, Brown wants to target new […]

05/17/2013

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Calif. to ask US high court to reject inmate order

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration has filed notice that it will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to again weigh in on the long-running prison population case. It wants the high court to […]

05/13/2013

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Gov. Brown vows to reform chemical disclosure law

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown wants to revamp a California law requiring businesses to post public warnings of chemicals, saying it’s been abused by some lawyers. Proposition 65 was passed by voters nearly […]

05/08/2013

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Calif. considers speeding up inmate releases

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is considering speeding up the release of some inmates while allowing other inmates with a violent history to become firefighters, under a proposal to cut crowding in state prisons Gov. […]

05/03/2013

California Governor Jerry Brown (AP Photo)

Brown sees tough path for environmental law reform

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown says he sees little support in the Legislature for overhauling California’s landmark environmental protection law, a comment that surprised the leader of the state Senate.

04/16/2013

California Governor Jerry Brown (AP Photo)

Brown chooses private donors to pay for China trip

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is relying on private donors to pay the bill for his weeklong trade mission to China. About 90 business leaders are paying $10,000 each to join the governor and cover the costs for him and other state officials.

04/12/2013

California Governor Jerry Brown (AP Photo)

Jerry Brown seeks to boost ties with China

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown will promote California to Chinese investors and seek to expand the state’s economic ties in a visit to China next week.

04/03/2013

California Governor Jerry Brown

New Calif. council to promote defense industry

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown launched a major push Thursday to bolster California’s military installations and defense industries amid federal cutbacks by establishing a council of retired generals and admirals to promote the state.

03/28/2013

California budget

Proposal would charge $10 to search court records

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California courts could charge $10 for each public record search under a proposal included in Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget. The governor included the search fee as one of the ways the courts can raise money to offset budget cuts.

03/20/2013

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Brown allows parole for killers at higher rate

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown continues to allow convicted murderers to be paroled from California prisons at a much higher rate than his predecessors.

02/15/2013

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