Gov. Brown To Sign Fair Pay Legislation Making It Easier To Challenge Gender-Based Wage GapsA bill recently passed by the Legislature, and that Gov. Jerry Brown has indicated he will sign, places the burden on employers to prove a man's higher pay is based on factors other than gender in wage discrimination cases.
Gov. Brown To Consider Bills Regulating Medical MarijuanaLawmakers in both houses of the California Legislature have approved a package of bills setting up the state's first regulatory framework for medical marijuana.
47 California Legislators Ask Gov. Brown To Call Special Session To Deal With DroughtA bipartisan group of 47 state Assembly members delivered a letter to Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday asking him to declare a special session to tackle problems related to California's ongoing drought.
California Right-To-Die Bill Goes To Gov. Jerry Brown’s DeskCalifornia lawmakers gave final approval Friday to a bill that would allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives.
Gov. Brown, Democrats Change Climate Proposal, Remove Mandate To Cut Oil Use By 50%Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative Democrats announced Wednesday that they are scaling back their ambitious proposal to address climate change amid ongoing opposition from the oil industry and some lawmakers.
North Bay Lawmaker Says Gov. Brown's Highway Funding Plan Will Be A Tough Sell In LegislatureGov. Jerry Brown's multi-billion dollar plan to fix the state's rundown roads could run into some speed bumps this week in the California legislature.
California's Climate Fight Comes Down To Gov. Brown's Negotiations With His Own PartyCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has to break through a logjam in his own party in the final week of the legislative session.
Gov. Brown Proposes $65 Fee On Drivers As Part Of $3.6 Billion Plan To Fix HighwaysGov. Jerry Brown's administration is proposing to spend $3.6 billion a year for repairs to California's crumbling transportation infrastructure, with some of the money to come from a $65 annual fee on vehicle registrations and increases in diesel and gas taxes tied to inflation.
California To Soon Offer Amnesty For Certain Traffic TicketsDrivers in California struggling to pay off traffic fines are going to get a break. An amnesty program will give them a chance to settle for a fraction of what they owe.
California Cities Slash Water Use Above Gov. Brown's Mandated CutbacksCalifornia cities cut water use by a combined 31 percent in July, exceeding the governor's statewide mandate to conserve, officials said Thursday.
Gov. Brown Signs Bill Removing ‘Alien’ In Labor Code To Describe ImmigrantsGov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill to remove the term "alien" from the California labor code to describe foreign-born workers.
Gov. Brown Boosts Penalties For In-Home Hash Oil, Meth LabsGov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill increasing the penalties for manufacturing hash oil or methamphetamine in residential California neighborhoods.