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LISTEN: Rick Perry Slams California

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 03.07.2014 | Los Angeles

Texas Gov. Rick Perry slams California's business climate in a new radio ad airing this week across the state. He says in the ad that building a bu...

Call Him Mr. $850 Million Surplus

AP | JUDY LIN and JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 03.12.2013 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Riding a wave of new tax revenue, California's spending plan for the coming fiscal year will rise by nearly $5 billion, a p...

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'...

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...

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WATCH: Gavin Newsom's Show Debuts

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 05.21.2012 | San Francisco

On Sunday, California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom suffered the indignity of being stuck on the runway for hours waiting for his United flight to take hi...

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...

Republicans Lose Big on Redistricting Gamble, Brown Moves Forward

William Bradley | Posted 03.31.2012 | Los Angeles
William Bradley

The California Republican Party put most of its remaining marbles on a desperate bid to derail the Citizens Redistricting Commission. That effort ended in abject failure on Friday.

'California On The Mend': Jerry Brown Delivers State Of The State Address

Carly Schwartz | Posted 03.19.2012 | San Francisco

California Governor Jerry Brown expressed hope during his 2012 State of the State speech in Sacramento Wednesday. "Putting it as simply as I can, C...

'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...

Brown Seeks To End 'Toxic' Tax Breaks

AP | Posted 11.06.2011 | San Francisco

By ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) -- California Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday that he was optimistic that lawmakers will agree this...

Jerry Brown Not Giving Up On Tax Hikes To Balance Budget

latimes.com | Shane Goldmacher, Los Angeles Times | Posted 07.16.2011 | Los Angeles

Reporting from Sacramento-- Gov. Jerry Brown, facing mounting pressure to walk away from his stalled budget plan, is refusing to yield and will seek t...

LA Area Chamber Of Commerce To Endorse Jerry Brown's Tax Proposal

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Gov. Jerry Brown returns to Los Angeles on Friday to pick up an endorsement for his plan to raise billions in taxes in a special election later this y...