In his State of the State address Monday, Jerry Brown needs to persuade undecided Californians and at least five Republican legislators that his tax-and-cut budget plan is the right one.
Cutting employees, raising taxes, and delaying payments to vendors could slow economic recovery, experts say, but perhaps only slightly.
Guest blogger Matthew Kahn looks at the tax benefits of legalizing marijuana and the future of electric vehicle purchases.
California Governor Jerry Brown and his wife are temporarily caring for a Welsh corgi named Sutter. Should the Browns keep the dog? The view from a former corgi owner.
2011 predictions from tax policy experts at TaxVox include lots of chest thumping and growling from Washington, but no substantive legislation.
Do gay couples have a constitutional right to marry? A US appeals court withholds judgment, instead asking California's Supreme Court to resolve whether Prop. 8 backers have legal standing to defend the gay marriage ban.
Rick Scott (l.) takes the oath of office as Florida's 45th governor with wife Ann (c.) during inauguration ceremonies in Tallahassee, Fla., on Jan. 4.
Gov. Jerry Brown urged lawmakers of both political parties to get out of their comfort zones and rise above ideology for the good of the state in a 16-minute inauguration speech Monday.