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Brown Makes Pitch for Rainy Day Fund

April 29, 2014 | 10:10 am

Brown Makes Pitch for Rainy Day Fund

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In rare appearance before legislative panel, governor promotes plan for expanded budget reserve fund.

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Interview: Jerry Brown Defends His Record on Income Inequality

April 24, 2014 | 6:24 pm

Interview: Jerry Brown Defends His Record on Income Inequality

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‘We can’t equalize everything, or you’d need state control like the old Soviet Union. We’re not going there.’

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Poll: Even Some Republicans Bullish on Jerry Brown?

April 23, 2014 | 9:00 pm

Poll: Even Some Republicans Bullish on Jerry Brown?

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Among likely Republican voters, Brown polls higher than the GOP establishment candidate, Neel Kashkari.

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Brown Calls Special Session For Rainy Day Fund Plan

April 17, 2014 | 7:00 am

Brown Calls Special Session For Rainy Day Fund Plan

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Governor’s proposal focuses on capital gains taxes, the most volatile area of revenue.

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Brown Tussles With Fracking Foes at State Convention

March 10, 2014 | 9:07 am

Brown Tussles With Fracking Foes at State Convention

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Governor gets an earful from environmentalists during address to California Democrats’ confab.

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‘Excited’ Jerry Brown Announces He’ll Run Again for Governor

February 27, 2014 | 2:04 pm

‘Excited’ Jerry Brown Announces He’ll Run Again for Governor

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Veteran Democrat cites fiscal accomplishments as he confirms campaign for historic fourth term.

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Minority Groups Pressure Brown On Supreme Court Nomination

February 21, 2014 | 8:00 am

Minority Groups Pressure Brown On Supreme Court Nomination

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There currently are no Latinos, African-Americans or openly gay justices on the state’s high court.

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New Drought Aid Package From Governor, Legislative Leaders

February 19, 2014 | 3:29 pm

New Drought Aid Package From Governor, Legislative Leaders

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Package aims to help those suffering worst impact of crisis, with emphasis on securing emergency water.

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As Obama Visits, Gov. Brown Could Face Political Fallout from State’s Drought

February 14, 2014 | 6:24 pm

As Obama Visits, Gov. Brown Could Face Political Fallout from State’s Drought

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Amid fight over water supplies, GOP candidates say governor should have done more to prepare for crisis.

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State Legislative Analyst: Thumbs Down on Governor’s Plan to Freeze Tuition

February 13, 2014 | 8:30 am

State Legislative Analyst: Thumbs Down on Governor’s Plan to Freeze Tuition

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A new report says freezing tuition now will just shift the burden of new increases to the next recession.

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