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.
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 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 Expected To Sign Bill To Let 5,000 High School Students GraduateCalifornia lawmakers are sending Gov. Jerry Brown a bill to rescue about 5,000 high school students who couldn't graduate this year because the state canceled a required exit exam.
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 Credits Prison Inmates In Rocky Fire FightNearly 1,200 inmate firefighters are helping in the battle against the Rocky Fire, which has now charred nearly 70,000 acres and is 85 percent contained.
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.
Gov. Brown Declares State Of Emergency Over Wildfires, Says California Has Turned Into A ‘Tinderbox’Gov. Jerry Brown is declaring a state of emergency throughout California as wildfires rage in the parched state.
Gov. Brown Says World Has Reached 'Tipping Point' On Global Warming At Vatican Climate SummitAt 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.
California Allows Farmers Market Vendors To Offer Beer TastingGov. 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.
California Lawmakers Pass Strict School Vaccination Bill; Legislation Headed To GovernorA controversial bill that makes it harder for parents to opt out of childhood vaccinations faces one more vote in the state legislature Monday before California’s Gov. Brown weighs in.