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

Brown’s Budget Cuts California Spending Plan Despite Surge In Tax Revenue

Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing a $96.4 billion spending plan for the coming fiscal year that starts July 1, funneling more money to K-12 schools but otherwise taking a cautionary approach to spending.

05/14/2013

California Gov. Jerry Brown discusses pension reform during a news conference on August 28, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Governor Brown Allows Parole For Killers At Higher Rate

A new report shows Gov. Jerry Brown let stand 80 percent of a state board’s decisions to parole murderers from California prisons.

02/15/2013

Texas Gov. Rick Perry. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Governor Ends California Business Recruiting Trip Empty-Handed

Gov. Rick Perry is wrapping up his high-profile recruiting trip to California without having convinced any businesses to relocate to his state—at least not yet.

02/13/2013

Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (Stephen Lam/Andrew Burton/ Getty Images)

Protest Planned As Facebook Founder Hosts Chris Christie Fundraiser

Protests are expected Wednesday night as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberk hosts a fundraiser at his Palo Alto home for Republican Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey.

02/13/2013

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

Gov. Brown Makes Fart Joke About Texas Radio Ads Targeting California Businesses

A radio ad designed to convince California companies to move to Texas has sparked a throw-down between the governors of the two states.

02/06/2013

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

Gov. Brown Says Oakland Must ‘Solve Its Own Problems’

California Governor Jerry Brown said Oakland will have to “solve its own problems,” during a news conference in San Francisco Wednesday.

01/17/2013

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 Being Treated For Prostate Cancer, Plans To Stay On Job

Gov. Jerry Brown is being treated for early stage prostate cancer but will stay on the job throughout his nearly four-week treatment, his office said Wednesday.

12/12/2012

Gas pump

California Gas Prices Begin To Fall; Supplies Still Short

California gas prices finally have begun to fall after a month that saw them surging by nearly 50 cents a gallon—but a continuing refinery shutdown may keep supplies short.

10/10/2012

A California man pumps gas into his vehicle (Frederic J. Brown)

Gov. Brown Takes Action To Reduce California Gas Prices

The California Air Resources Board announced Sunday evening that it is easing certain restrictions on gasoline production in response to a directive issued by Gov. Jerry Brown.

10/08/2012

Gov. Jerry Brown

Brown’s TV Ads For California Tax Initiative Mislead Voters

Gov. Jerry Brown has begun airing television commercials for his November tax proposal that misstate how the billions of dollars raised by Proposition 30 could be spent.

10/03/2012

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