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Governor Jerry Brown

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CalPERS Spent Over $1M Discretionary Travel Despite Governor’s Ban

California’s two public pension systems continued to fly top officials around the globe for conferences, workshops and speaking engagements even after Gov. Jerry Brown ordered a ban on discretionary travel.

07/18/2013

California Department of Corrections officer looks on as inmates at Chino State Prison exercise in the yard December 10, 2010 in Chino, California. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Federal Judges Reject Gov. Brown’s Plea To Delay Prisoners’ Release

A panel of federal judges has rejected Gov. Jerry Brown’s request to delay its order that California release nearly 10,000 additional inmates by year-end.

07/03/2013

California Gov. Jerry Brown (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Brown Demonstrates Political Savvy With Unions Over Pay Raise

The union representing 95,000 state employees have reached a tentative contract agreement that includes a 4.5 percent pay raise over a two-year period, but the governor will decide exactly when they get it.

06/18/2013

BART train, station

BART Warns Passengers Of Potential Strike In Coming Weeks

BART is warning its passengers that there could be a strike by one or more of its employee unions in the next several weeks, but one union representative thinks that warning is premature.

06/18/2013

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Some Bay Area School Districts To See Increase In State Funding

Some Bay Area school districts will see significant increases in state funding now that the legislature has passed a budget. The only thing they need is Governor Brown’s signature.

06/18/2013

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Alameda County Coalition Urges Gov. To Preserve Local Health Funding After Medi-Cal Expands

An Alameda County supervisor and health care advocates are urging Gov. Jerry Brown and state legislators to preserve local health care safety net funding.

05/28/2013

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

CA Lawmakers Debate How To Spend $900M Prop 39 Revenue

Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers are locked in a disagreement over how to hand out $900 million by the voter-approved closure of a tax loophole.

05/11/2013

Jamal Maurice Johnson is accused of breaking into Gov. Jerry Brown's apartment in Sacramento. (Sacramento Police Department)

Man Caught Trying To Break In At Gov. Brown’s Sacramento Apartment

Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday that a man was recently caught trying to break into his Sacramento apartment while he was away.

04/23/2013

Hunters Point Shipyard in San Francisco. (US Navy)

Chinese Financing For Major SF Housing Developments Falls Through

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee confirmed on Thursday that efforts to secure Chinese financing for the Lennar Corp.- Hunters Point Shipyard and Treasure Island housing developments were unsuccessful.

04/11/2013

U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke (R) shakes hands with California Governor Jerry Brown (L) as Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce Wang Chao (C) looks on during a Trade and Investment reception at the U.S. Embassy on April 10, 2013 in Beijing. (Andy Wong-Pool/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Announces Oakland Waterfront Development Deal With China Investor

Gov. Jerry Brown has unveiled a $1.5 billion investment partnership between an Oakland-based developer and a China-based investor which will create 10,000 jobs in the state, according to the governor’s press office.

04/10/2013

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