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Tag: Jerry Brown

California Drought Update: Gov. Brown Declares Emergency

January 17, 2014 | 10:00 am

California Drought Update: Gov. Brown Declares Emergency

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Brown acts amid increasing alarm over the economic consequences of the prolonged dry spell.

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Abel Maldonado Ends Campaign for California Governor

January 16, 2014 | 2:05 pm

Abel Maldonado Ends Campaign for California Governor

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Former lieutenant governor quits after failing to gain hoped-for moderate support and falling into debt.

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Some Good News, and Some Big Challenges, for State Pension Funds

January 14, 2014 | 12:10 pm

Some Good News, and Some Big Challenges, for State Pension Funds

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CalPERS fund scored a 16 percent gain in 2013. Meantime, a crisis looms for teachers’ pension fund.

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Judges Say Talks on State Prison Cap Have Failed; They’ll Impose a Solution

January 13, 2014 | 5:47 pm

Judges Say Talks on State Prison Cap Have Failed; They’ll Impose a Solution

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Court says it will act in next 30 days on state’s request to delay complying with limit on inmates.

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California Budget: Brown Promises Big Increase in School Funding

January 9, 2014 | 11:28 am

California Budget: Brown Promises Big Increase in School Funding

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Governor’s plan boosts school spending by $10 billion. But he warns about continuing debt challenges.

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Poll: Gov. Brown’s High Approval Ratings — We’d Elect Him Again

December 5, 2013 | 6:00 am

Poll: Gov. Brown’s High Approval Ratings — We’d Elect Him Again

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A new Field Poll shows California voters think Brown is doing a good job, and could win another term.

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Jerry Brown Lashes Out Against Environmentalists Over Fracking

October 30, 2013 | 5:26 pm

Jerry Brown Lashes Out Against Environmentalists Over Fracking

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On KQED’s “Forum,” the governor said fracking is only one small part of climate change.

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Brown Vetoes Bill That Would Have Allowed Noncitizens to Serve on Juries

October 7, 2013 | 4:35 pm

Brown Vetoes Bill That Would Have Allowed Noncitizens to Serve on Juries

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Brown rejects bill, saying jury service is a key right of citizenship–and should stay that way.

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Brown to BART and Unions: ‘Get Real’ in Contract Talks

September 16, 2013 | 2:41 pm

Brown to BART and Unions: ‘Get Real’ in Contract Talks

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BART, union negotiators get back to the table. The next deadline for a possible BART strike: Oct. 10.

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Bay Bridge? Willie Brown Bridge? Fight Over Span’s Name Erupts

September 13, 2013 | 10:19 am

Bay Bridge? Willie Brown Bridge? Fight Over Span’s Name Erupts

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Lawsuit follows Legislature’s vote to rename Bay Bridge after former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown.

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