Fight Over Tax Revenues Looms Between Gov. Brown, Democratic LegislatorsDemocrats in the Legislature, eager to expand programs that suffered cuts during the economic downturn, are heading toward a showdown with Gov. Brown over the budget surplus and Prop. 30 tax revenues.
California Voter Turnout Was 72 Percent In November ElectionCalifornia’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.
Voters Approve Gov. Brown's Prop. 30 Tax InitiativeCCalifornia 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.
Arizona Anti-Prop. 30 Donors To Keep Shielding Financial DocumentsAn 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.
Support For Governor’s Tax Proposal Drops Below 50 Percent In Field PollWith 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.
Judge Allows Audit Of Group Opposing Gov. Brown’s Tax MeasureA 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.
KCBS In Depth: Brown Enjoying Challenges Of Governor's OfficeDespite the challenges - everything from the state's fiscal crisis to partisan gridlock - Gov. Jerry Brown says he enjoys being governor of California.
Melissa Griffin: Gov. Brown's Tax Campaign Takes Strange TurnFaced with mounting opposition and additional reports of fiscal mismanagement, California Gov. Jerry Brown's defense of Proposition 30 tax increase is raising eyebrows.
Watchdog Group Sues For Details About Prop. 30 OpponentsCalifornia 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.
Gov. Brown Ratchets Up Prop. 30 Campaign As Support SlipsCalifornia 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.
Support Slips For Gov. Brown’s Tax Measure, But Voters Oppose CutsA new poll by the Public Policy Institute of California finds support is slipping for Gov. Jerry Brown’s November tax initiative.
Brown Makes Final Push For Prop. 30, Warns Of Possible CutsAs 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 Professor's Support Of Prop. 30 Sparks LawsuitAn 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
Melissa Griffin: Battle Over California Tax Propositions Heats UpAs 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.
TV, Radio Stations Asked To Pull Brown Tax Initiative AdsOpponents of Gov. Jerry Brown’s November tax proposal are asking California television and radio stations to stop running ads they say make false claims.