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Jerry Brown Tax Plan

What Jerry Brown's Win Means For California

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS and HANNAH DREIER | Posted 01.07.2013 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Jerry Brown took a big step toward delivering on a campaign promise he made two years ago to fix the state'...

Poll Finds Good News For Jerry Brown

The Sacramento Bee | David Siders | Posted 01.01.2013 | San Francisco

Public support for Gov. Jerry Brown's initiative to raise taxes remains below 50 percent, but the measure no longer appears to be on a downward trajec...

Bad News For Jerry Brown

Reuters | Posted 12.25.2012 | San Francisco

* Proposition 30 still ahead, but loses majority support * Propositions 38, 32 trail; unions urge "no" on 32 SAN FRANCIS...

Jerry Brown Accuses His Opponents Of Illegal Money-Laundering

The Sacramento Bee | David Siders | Posted 12.21.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday accused opponents of his Nov. 6 ballot measure of illegal money laundering, saying the committee that ac...

Jerry Brown Hit From Both Sides

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 12.11.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — After returning to the governor's office, Jerry Brown criticized a political culture he said lacked a common purpose and wa...

OH, SNAP! New Jersey Governor Just Said WHAT About Jerry Brown?!

Aaron Sankin | Posted 08.27.2012 | San Francisco

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie really likes Bruce Springsteen. The Garden State's lightning rod chief executive has famously seen Springsteen in c...

ELEVENTH HOUR: Governor Meets Budget Deadline

AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 06.27.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California Gov. Jerry Brown is facing a deadline to sign a roughly $92 billion state spending plan. Democratic lawmakers are wr...

Governor To Announce New State Spending Plans After Huge Budget Shortfall

AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 07.14.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California's sputtering economic recovery is putting a heavier-than-expected drag on state tax revenue, leading Gov. Jerry ...

Meet Jerry Brown's Worst Nightmare

AP | By JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 05.27.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- After decades as a civil rights attorney, Molly Munger has the resume to prove her devotion to education equality, children's ci...

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...

'It's Good To Have Old Politicians Around'

Carly Schwartz | Posted 03.08.2012 | San Francisco

Has Governor Jerry Brown changed his name to Governor Jerry-atric? Our state leader rarely brings attention to his septuagenarian status. During ca...

Tax the Rich -- It's the Least That We Can Do!

Michael Berkowitz | Posted 05.04.2012 | Politics
Michael Berkowitz

Governor Brown takes a half step in the right direction. But other states should not emulate it. Instead Californians and others should support a proposal which advances real change -- The Millionaires Tax.

Brown's Budget Revealed: Big Cuts To Schools If Tax Plan Rejected

AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 03.06.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California faces a smaller budget deficit in the coming fiscal year but will require nearly $5 billion in cuts to public ed...

'If Taxes Don't Pass, There Will Be A Hole That Will Trigger Further Cuts'

AP | Posted 02.08.2012 | San Francisco

By JUDY LIN, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday warned of additional automatic cuts if voters reject his tax ...

Anti-Tax Groups Fight Back Against Jerry Brown's Proposal

AP | Posted 02.05.2012 | San Francisco

By JUDY LIN, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Just a day after California Gov. Jerry Brown released his tax initiative proposal, anti-t...

Will You Approve Jerry's Tax Plan?

AP | By JUDY LIN | Posted 02.04.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Gov. Jerry Brown says he is filing a ballot initiative to ask California voters to increase taxes on themselves to generate more...

Jerry Brown Wants To Tax The One Percent

AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 01.31.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Facing another budget deficit and the prospect of deep cuts to education, Gov. Jerry Brown plans to file a ballot initiativ...

California GOP Lawmakers Band Together To Oppose Jerry Brown Tax Plan

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Two-thirds of Republicans in the California Legislature announced Wednesday that they were forming a new group and pledged not only never to vote to r...