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Gov. Jerry Brown signs bulk of sweeping gun-control package into law, vetoes five bills

Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed six gun-control bills into law, including a requirement that ammunition purchasers undergo background checks. The governor vetoed five other measures, including an expansion of the use of restraining orders to take guns from people deemed … Continue reading

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We must act to protect Proposition 13

The sheer volume of legislation flowing through the state Capitol at any given time can be overwhelming — Gov. Jerry Brown signed 800 bills into law this year alone.   But if there’s one issue Californians should know about if … Continue reading

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Jerry Brown signs 11 gun-related laws

Bills Signed: AB 48, AB 231, AB 711, AB 1213, SB 683 Vetoed: AB 169, AB 180, SB 299, SB 374, SB 475, SB 567, SB 755 Read details…

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Jerry Brown signs bill to raise California minimum wage

Gov. Jerry Brown this morning signed legislation to raise California’s minimum wage by 25 percent, from $8 an hour to $10 an hour by 2016. Read more…

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SB 1 pushes high-rises over suburbs

Pushing people into high rises is the goal of Senate Bill 1, the Sustainable Communities Investment Authority bill by Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Calif. Term limited out of office next year, it’s a key piece of the legacy he … Continue reading

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Guv Brown and Democrats Caught Lying: California in the red by $127.2 billion, state auditors say—Total Budget $230 billion

Yesterday Guv Brown signed the $96 billion General Fund budget.  Somehow in his statement he forgot the other $134 billion, for a total REAL budget of $230 billion in fiscal year 2013-14.  The Governor also joked, it has to be … Continue reading

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Brown/Democrats Adds 10% to Gas Tax—Starting Monday—Money Goes to “Mass Transit” (choo choo train)

Great news for the $200 billion Christmas present for Arnold and Jerry.  Gas taxes are going up 10% on July 1, with the money going to “roads and mass transit”.  Of course it will only go to the choo choo … Continue reading

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