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Progressive Lawmakers Nudge Brown To The Left On Social Services Spending

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics

By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 15 (Reuters) - California lawmakers on Monday approved a budget with $2.2 billion more in spending tha...

New Rule: Conservatives Who Love to Brag About American Exceptionalism Must Come Here to California

Bill Maher | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy
Bill Maher

Everything Republicans say can't or won't work, California is making work. And everything conservatives claim will unravel the fabric of our society has only made California stronger. And all we had to do to accomplish that was vote out every single Republican.

$4 BILLION Floating Around

Los Angeles Daily News | Barbara Jones | Posted 09.23.2013 | Los Angeles

More than $1 billion is pouring into the coffers of cities, school districts and other public entities across Los Angeles County, as the state redistr...

Major Funding Changes Are Coming To California Schools

Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

After several decades without any major changes, the way California funds its schools is being completely revamped. On Monday, Gov. Jerry Brown sig...

What The %$#@ Is Jerry Talking About?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.25.2013 | San Francisco

Capping off a year of stunning legislative and electoral success, California Governor Jerry Brown struck a hopeful but resolute tone at his annual Sta...

The Big Winners In Governor's 'Breakthrough' Budget

Los Angeles Daily News | Barbara Jones | Posted 03.13.2013 | Los Angeles

California's public schools are the big winners in Gov. Jerry Brown's "breakthrough" budget plan, with education leaders saying they hope to have the ...

Aaron Sankin

Bad News For Jerry As Tax Vote Looms | Aaron Sankin | Posted 06.08.2012 | San Francisco

The moonbeams reflecting off California Governor Jerry Brown have been shining a little less brightly of late. A Field Poll released this week show...

WATCH: Jerry Brown Disses Cal State Presidents

Posted 03.22.2012 | Los Angeles

Gov. Jerry Brown insulted university presidents Tuesday by implying that just about anyone could do their job. The snub was a reflection of Brown's st...

Jerry Brown Cuts A Compromise

Carly Schwartz | Posted 03.19.2012 | San Francisco

If there's one thing Governor Jerry Brown has learned during his five decades in the business, it's how to make a deal. The old-school politician h...

Jerry Brown Makes Some Splashy Moves

William Bradley | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics
William Bradley

Some imagine that Brown is at last embracing the way of his father, the legendary late Governor Pat Brown, widely credited as the builder of modern California, in developing what might be called an Edifice Complex. But that's not quite it.

Seize the Moment -- Shut the Youth Prisons Down

Jakada Imani | Posted 03.27.2012 | San Francisco
Jakada Imani

Now is the time for the DJJ to close. Our youth can't wait. Our families can't wait. And California cannot wait. Please stand with us and ensure we shut the prisons down.

WATCH: Animal Activist Urges Jerry Brown To 'Stop And Think Of Sutter'

Carly Schwartz | Posted 03.25.2012 | San Francisco

Former state senator and animal activist Tom Hayden has put forth a commendable effort to tug right at our dear governor's heart strings. His secre...

Brown Breaks His Silence On Occupy Oakland

Carly Schwartz | Posted 02.28.2012 | San Francisco

Since the Occupy movement began spreading through California early this fall, many questioned Jerry Brown's silence on the issue. The governor off...

St. Barnabas Senior Services Continues to Make an Impact Amidst Budget Battle

Gabrielle Canon | Posted 09.17.2011 | Impact
Gabrielle Canon

St. Barnabas provides a community for those who need daily assistance and enables participants to enjoy a greater quality of life, increased independence, and the opportunity to grow in a social family environment.

POLL: To Save Education, Voters Support Raising Taxes On Wealthy

2011-03-16-Screenshot20110316at9.39.25AM.jpeg | Chase Davis | Posted 06.28.2011 | Los Angeles

Story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Chase Davis Fear of teacher layoffs and other cuts to public schools is leading a majority of Cali...

UCs Accept Highest-Ever Rate Of Non-Residents

Posted 06.19.2011 | Los Angeles

The University of California released their admissions data yesterday, and the numbers show that out-of-state and international admissions (PDF) are a...

Brown Takes Tax Plan To GOP Strongholds | Anthony York, Los Angeles Times | Posted 06.09.2011 | Los Angeles

Reporting from Riverside -- Gov. Jerry Brown kicked off a two-day swing through heavily Republican areas Friday to sell Californians on his plan for m...

Jerry Brown's Budget Faces Lawsuit Over Cuts To Children's Programs

Los Angeles Times | Posted 06.05.2011 | Los Angeles

A group of local agencies are suing Gov. Jerry Brown over legislation he signed to shift nearly $1 billion from early childhood programs to close the ...

California Democrats Revive Bills Vetoed By Schwarzenegger | Patrick McGreevy and Anthony York, Los Angeles Times | Posted 06.05.2011 | Los Angeles

Dozens of proposals vetoed by former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger are zooming through the Legislature anew, with the ruling Democrats hoping Jerry Brown...

What's Next?: Jerry Brown Faces Tricky Budget Options

Sacramento Bee | Kevin Yamamura | Posted 05.31.2011 | Los Angeles

The collapse of budget negotiations leaves a temporary vacuum as state leaders decide where to head next. This much is known: the state needs to so...

VIDEO: Jerry Brown:

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

In his first YouTube address to the state of California, Governor Jerry Brown checks in to touch base about the billions of dollars in proposed cuts t...

GOP Offers Budget Votes In Exchange For Gutting Green Laws | Shane Goldmacher and Evan Halper, Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The handful of Republican lawmakers most likely to provide crucial votes for Gov. Jerry Brown's budget plan are threatening to withhold their support ...

Brown Unable To Secure GOP Votes For Budget Plan

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Gov. Jerry Brown conceded Monday that he has yet to win a single Republican vote for his budget plan. As a result, he said, he probably won't make a ...

California Chamber Of Commerce Edges Toward Support Of Brown's Budget Plan

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

A top California business leader broke with the state's Republican leaders Thursday, saying that the state budget should include some tax extensions a...

Poll: Voters Unsure About Jerry Brown's Job Performance

California Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Chase Davis A growing number of Californians aren't sure what to make of Gov. Jerry Brown's ea...