Prop 30

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.


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

Brown Makes Final Push For Prop. 30, Warns Of Possible Cuts

As he makes a last-minute push for his November tax initiative, Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday that he wants to make sure voters “know the stakes” for California’s K-12 schools and colleges before they cast their ballots.


CSU Monterey Bay

CSU Monterey Bay Professor’s Support Of Prop. 30 Sparks Lawsuit

An anti-tax group is suing California State University, Monterey Bay over an email sent by a professor urging students to support Proposition 30, Gov. Jerry Brown’s November tax initiative


A California polling place

Melissa Griffin: Battle Over California Tax Propositions Heats Up

As Election Day nears, commercials on both sides of Governor Jerry Brown’s tax measure are looking to inspire voters, and not always in a forthright way. Also, the Munger family gives Brown a big headache.


Gov. Jerry Brown

TV, Radio Stations Asked To Pull Brown Tax Initiative Ads

Opponents of Gov. Jerry Brown’s November tax proposal are asking California television and radio stations to stop running ads they say make false claims.


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.


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

Field Poll Shows Narrow Majority Support Gov. Brown’s Tax Initiative

New polling found a slim majority of California voters favor tax-hike initiative the governor placed on the November ballot.


A view of the back of an Apple ipad tablet.  (Photo Illustration by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Cash-Strapped California Spending Thousands On iPads For State Workers

Controversy is brewing in Sacramento, over the hundreds of thousands of dollars in state funds apparently used to buy tech products for state employees.


Students walk to class at UC Berkeley (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Chancellor Says UC Berkeley Keeps Top Ranking Despite Cuts

As fall classes began Thursday at the University of California at Berkeley, Chancellor Robert Birgeneau said the university remains the top public university in the world despite drastic cuts in state funding in recent years.


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

Gov. Brown Pushes Prop. 30 Tax Plan At San Francisco School

Gov. Jerry Brown visited a middle school in San Francisco’s Noe Valley neighborhood today as part of a campaign to push for the passage of his statewide tax measure on the November ballot.