Gov. Jerry Brown canceled the sale of 11 state-owned buildings for $1.2 billion, saying the deal arranged under Schwarzenegger didn't make sense and would cost California more in the long run.
Jerry Brown's State of the State met expectations: 15 minutes focused on his plan for closing California's $25.4 billion deficit, with just a touch of humor to try to bring Republicans on board.
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.
Governor Jerry Brown might need two-thirds of the California legislature to support $12.5 billion in spending cuts – and that's just the first step towards his balanced budget.
Gov. Jerry Brown proposes a balanced California budget that has something 'for everyone to hate.' A plan to shift some programs to local governments will be a tough sell.
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.
Jerry Brown may be mellower and more experienced than when he first served as governor in 1975. Now he faces big challenges given California’s more diverse population and flagging economy.
Politicians in several states collect suggestions that they take before their fellow lawmakers. Some suggestions have succeeded in becoming law.
Fresno State University student body president Pedro Ramirez was revealed to be an illegal immigrant by an anonymous tip. He says he won't step down.
California budget woes are legendary. This year the state budget was 100 days late. Passage of Prop. 25 seeks to avoid future such crises by dropping a crippling two-thirds vote requirement.