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As expected, Governor Jerry Brown promoted his plan to build the environmentally destructive peripheral tunnels on the California Delta during his State of the State Address at the State Capitol in ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Jan 24, 2013 at 02:30 PM PST with 13 Recommends
Jerry Brown urges 'prudence of Joseph' on future spending By David Siders, "Capitol Alert," Sacramento Bee November 7, 2012 Gov. Jerry Brown said today that he will not use an expected Democratic ...
by Simplify
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu Nov 08, 2012 at 09:57 AM PST with 16 Recommends
California voters hold the power this Election Day to decide if many thousands of people convicted of prostitution-related offenses in their state must now register as sex offenders. Written by ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Nov 02, 2012 at 08:10 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
On October 24, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) hosted a press conference in Sacramento urging more federal support for levees in rural parts of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Oct 29, 2012 at 10:50 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
California’s Governor, Jerry Brown, only has until THIS weekend to sign the bill, and we’re asking everyone to call (916) 445-2841 to ask Gov. Brown to sign the bill TODAY.
by AmericasVoice
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Sep 27, 2012 at 02:12 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Governor Jerry Brown on September 25 signed historic legislation establishing a state policy that every Californian has a human right to safe, clean, affordable and accessible drinking water. AB ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 50 comments on Wed Sep 26, 2012 at 07:31 PM PDT with 81 Recommends
The Governor of California just vetoed a bill to fund the Roman Reed Spinal Cord Injury Research Act. It is a devastating blow, but we will come back, and try again.
by diverdonreed
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Sep 19, 2012 at 02:25 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
California Natural Resources Secretary John Laird claims "Delta realities cry out for action and a new direction" in an opinion piece he wrote for the San Jose Mercury News on August 23. (http://www....
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Aug 30, 2012 at 11:25 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Right now, California is one vote away from funding a great research program-- essentially for free. The Roman Reed Spinal Cord Injury Research Act would be funded again-- if Jerry Brown signs ...
by diverdonreed
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Aug 23, 2012 at 01:18 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2012/07/27/18718385.php Over 300 people, including fishermen, environmentalists, family farmers, and a large contingent of members of the Winnemem Wintu, Pit River, ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Jul 27, 2012 at 01:17 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Cross-Posted at California Progress Report and America's Voice. Years ago, California tried to take the punitive and xenophobic approach to immigration with Prop 187 -- a 1994 ballot initiative ...
by Frank Sharry
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Jul 13, 2012 at 11:03 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Before the California Fish and Game Commission voted to approve a network of so-called "marine protected areas" for the North Coast on June 6, the Yurok Tribe issued a statement outlining several ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Jun 09, 2012 at 05:28 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
In an interview with Charlie Rose on "CBS This Morning" May 18, Governor Jerry Brown called for tax hikes to bring down a budget deficit of nearly $16 billion - while promoting the construction of a ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat May 19, 2012 at 08:35 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Governor Jerry Brown today announced the appointment of Felicia Marcus and Steven Moore to the State Water Resources Control Board and the reappointment of Charles Hoppin as the Board's Chair. ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu May 10, 2012 at 05:17 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Catherine Reheis-Boyd, the President of the Western States Petroleum Association, is back in the news in today's Sacramento Bee article about the increase in steam injection oil drilling permits ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu May 03, 2012 at 05:48 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
I don't live in California but I remember Jerry Brown from his former Governor's days, his anti war activities, his relationship with Linda Rondstadt. He had a history of social activism. Now, why ...
by Jamesleo
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Nov 11, 2011 at 05:35 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Members of the CA Legislature are moving rapidly toward an important deadline -- believed to fall due around March 10....a vote on whether or not to allow a proposed June referendum which would ask ...
by dweb8231
Comment Count 71 comments on Sun Feb 27, 2011 at 06:00 AM PST with 60 Recommends
With a new administration in Sacramento, there is a chance that the collapse of California’s wild salmon runs can be reversed, according to Bruce Tokars of Salmon Water Now. "New eyes looking ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Feb 05, 2011 at 05:23 PM PST with 6 Recommends
This is an updated version of an article that I did about John Laird when his appointment as California Natural Resources Secretary was not yet confirmed by the Brown administration. Below the ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Jan 24, 2011 at 07:20 PM PST with 7 Recommends
The Group function in DK4 will be of tremendous assistance for kossacks ready to organize around passage of Single Payer legislation (SB 810) in California. For more information, check out ...
by Single Payer California
Comment Count 28 comments on Sun Dec 26, 2010 at 03:51 PM PST with 27 Recommends