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Tag: California State of the State

January 24, 2013 | 1:14 pm

Jerry Brown’s State of the State Speech in 7, 15 and 30 Minutes

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Shortly after beginning his State of the State address on Thursday, California Governor Jerry Brown joked that legislators should hold their applause. “This is my longest speech,” Brown said. “We’re not going to get out of here if we don’t keep moving.” His speech lasted about 30 minutes and touched on issues ranging from education […]

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Reactions Around California to State of the State

February 1, 2011 | 11:20 am

Reactions Around California to State of the State

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Just a sampling from around the state… Dan Walters, Sacramento Bee Brown’s Solomon-like plan faces two very high political hurdles – and a very tight time frame to boot. One is a Legislature dominated by very liberal Democrats and very conservative Republicans. The former are feeling heat from advocates for the poor, elderly and disabled […]

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February 1, 2011 | 9:27 am

Video: Jerry Brown After State of State Speech

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KQED’s John Myers and other reporters were able to ask Gov. Brown a few questions before he left the building last night after his State of the State address. Brown said he’s sticking to his self-imposed March deadline for getting an agreement, and that he’s yet to receive any alternative proposals on paper from Republicans. […]

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Morning Splash: State of the State, Ten Oakland Police Hired Back, Oakland to Vote on Pot Farms

February 1, 2011 | 7:52 am

Morning Splash: State of the State, Ten Oakland Police Hired Back, Oakland to Vote on Pot Farms

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Brown calls out GOP on tax-measure vote (Sacramento Bee) Pressing against a March deadline to put his tax measure on the ballot, Gov. Jerry Brown stepped up pressure on reluctant Republicans Monday, calling their opposition “unconscionable” in his most direct attack on them yet. “When democratic ideals and calls for the right to vote are […]

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Complete Audio, Video, Text of Gov. Brown’s State of the State Address

January 31, 2011 | 5:37 pm

Complete Audio, Video, Text of Gov. Brown’s State of the State Address

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Update 2012: Here’s the full text of Brown’s 2012 speech (pdf). (At least as he prepared it — it doesn’t include ad libs.) Original post Here are the video, audio and full text of Governor Brown’s first State of the State address of his third term. Full audio of the State of the State address […]

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Live Blog: California State of the State Address

January 31, 2011 | 4:35 pm

Live Blog: California State of the State Address

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Governor Jerry Brown is about to deliver delivered his first California State of the State address since Ronald Reagan was President. Flusher days back then, to be sure. Remember the “obscene surplus“? Now it’s the deficit that’s obscene — $25 billion. There’s an old slogan: “There are no victims only volunteers.” But the way various […]

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