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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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Justice Joyce Kennard Retiring from State’s High Court

February 12, 2014 | 8:49 am

Justice Joyce Kennard Retiring from State’s High Court

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Tribunal’s longest-serving member departs after career that defied expectations of conservative backers.

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Federal Judges Give State Two More Years to Cut Prison Population

February 10, 2014 | 1:25 pm

Federal Judges Give State Two More Years to Cut Prison Population

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Three-judge panel finds state has made steps toward ‘durable’ solution to prison overcrowding.

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House Panel Passes GOP ‘Drought Relief’ Bill

February 4, 2014 | 4:45 pm

House Panel Passes GOP ‘Drought Relief’ Bill

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House legislation would roll back protections for species and increase pumping from Delta to farms.

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Governor Seeks Two More Years to Cut Prison Population

January 23, 2014 | 5:09 pm

Governor Seeks Two More Years to Cut Prison Population

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Facing a court-ordered April deadline, state says it needs more time to cut number of inmates.

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