Tag Archives: Mary Nichols

Jerry's Team: New Top Aides

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Governor Jerry Brown started filling out the ranks of top staffers today, deciding to split the job of what used to be chief of staff, tapping all Democrats, and a former statewide official who made headlines for resigning 17 years … Continue reading »


He Asks for "Delay." She Urges "Restraint."

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The public policy battle of the week has featured a looming deadline for California gas station owners… and demands that the deadline be extended. But more interesting politically is what kind of official response would be given to one of … Continue reading »


New Wrinkle, Same Fight

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One of these days, someone will end the debate on whether California has the authority to demand fewer greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles. In the meantime, there’s another battle that’s erupted… and this one is found deep inside a document … Continue reading »