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Governor Jerry Brown addressing climate summit at the Vatican. (GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Says World Has Reached ‘Tipping Point’ On Global Warming At Vatican Climate Summit

At a climate summit at the Vatican, Gov. Jerry Brown said the world may have reached a tipping point on global warming and that humanity must reverse course or face extinction.

07/21/2015

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California Recognizes Professional Cheerleaders As Employees Under New Law

Gov. Jerry Brown has approved legislation recognizing California’s professional cheerleaders as employees who are entitled to minimum wage and overtime.

07/15/2015

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California Allows Farmers Market Vendors To Offer Beer Tasting

Gov. Jerry Brown’s office announced Tuesday he’s signed a bill legalizing beer tasting at farmers markets. It’s the latest in a string of California laws making markets in the nation’s agricultural heartland more booze-friendly.

07/15/2015

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2016 Ballot Initiative Could Upend Gov. Brown’s Delta Water Tunnels Plan

A measure expected to qualify for the November 2016 ballot could threaten Gov. Jerry Brown’s $15 billion twin tunnel plan to send water around the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

07/12/2015

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Jim Carrey Calls Gov. Brown A ‘Fascist’ For Signing Mandatory School Vaccination Bill

The actor, who believes there is a link between vaccinations and autism, took to Twitter to let his 14 million followers know how much he truly hates the bill, calling Governor Jerry Brown a “corporate fascist.”

07/01/2015

The floor of the California Assembly during a recent session. (Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

Gov. Brown, Lawmakers Agree On $115.4 Billion California Budget

Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders on Tuesday announced a $115.4 billion budget that sends billions of dollars more to public schools and universities in the fiscal year that begins July 1 and boosts spending on social welfare programs that legislative leaders have made a priority.

06/16/2015

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State Lawmakers To Vote On $117.5 Billion Budget That Boosts Social Spending, Tempting Showdown With Brown

California’s social service programs suffered deep cuts in the last recession, and now Democrats who control both houses of the Legislature want to increase spending on them as the state rebounds.

06/14/2015

California Governor Jerry Brown speaks during a news conference at the Port of Oakland on July 9, 2012 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Proposes Amnesty On Traffic Debt For The Poor

Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing an amnesty program for Californians who can’t afford to pay off spiraling traffic fines and court penalties.

05/23/2015

Colusa "Lucy" Brown with Sutter Brown, Gov. Jerry Brown's pet Corgis.

Gov. Jerry Brown Adds Corgi Pup ‘Colusa’ To State’s First Family

Colusa “Lucy” Brown now joins big brother Sutter Brown.

05/16/2015

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Gov. Brown Expected To Push For More Funds For Public Schools

Lawmakers expect Gov. Jerry Brown to suggest spending more tax dollars on public schools and community colleges while asking for more money to be set aside for a rainy day when he releases his updated budget this week.

05/10/2015

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