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California Voter Turnout Was 72 Percent In November Election

California’s Secretary of State said more than half the voters who cast ballots in the November election voted by mail—the highest rate yet for a general election.

12/15/2012

Gov. Jerry Brown speaks alongside Prop. 30 supporters. (CBS)

Voters Approve Gov. Brown’s Prop. 30 Tax Initiative

CCalifornia voters have approved Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to raise income taxes on the wealthy and raise the statewide sales tax to fund education and help balance the state budget.

11/07/2012

Gov. Jerry Brown promotes Proposition 30 outside James Lick Middle School in San Francisco, August 22, 2012. (CBS)

Arizona Anti-Prop. 30 Donors To Keep Shielding Financial Documents

An Arizona group can continue to withhold documents related to an $11 million contribution to a California political action committee while it appeals a lower court ruling, California’s 3rd District Court of Appeal ruled Friday.

11/02/2012

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

Support For Governor’s Tax Proposal Drops Below 50 Percent In Field Poll

With less than a week to go before the general election, a new Field Poll shows support for a tax hike proposal backed by Gov. Jerry Brown dropping below 50 percent.

11/01/2012

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

Judge Allows Audit Of Group Opposing Gov. Brown’s Tax Measure

A Sacramento judge has issued a tentative ruling allowing California’s political watchdog to investigate the donors behind an $11 million contribution to a California ballot measure committee.

10/30/2012

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

KCBS In Depth: Brown Enjoying Challenges Of Governor’s Office

Despite the challenges – everything from the state’s fiscal crisis to partisan gridlock – Gov. Jerry Brown says he enjoys being governor of California.

10/29/2012

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

Melissa Griffin: Gov. Brown’s Tax Campaign Takes Strange Turn

Faced with mounting opposition and additional reports of fiscal mismanagement, California Gov. Jerry Brown’s defense of Proposition 30 tax increase is raising eyebrows.

10/29/2012

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Watchdog Group Sues For Details About Prop. 30 Opponents

California officials have filed a lawsuit in hopes of revealing who is behind $11 million in out-of-state contributions to defeat Proposition 30, the tax increase proposal backed by California Governor Jerry Brown.

10/26/2012

Gov. Jerry Brown

Gov. Brown Ratchets Up Prop. 30 Campaign As Support Slips

California Gov. Jerry Brown is intensifying his campaign to pass Proposition 30, which has fallen below 50 percent support for the first time according to the latest statewide poll.

10/25/2012

Gov. Jerry Brown

Support Slips For Gov. Brown’s Tax Measure, But Voters Oppose Cuts

A new poll by the Public Policy Institute of California finds support is slipping for Gov. Jerry Brown’s November tax initiative.

10/24/2012

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