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Gov. Brown Suspends Mobile Home Regulations To Help Fire Victims

Gov. Brown Suspends Mobile Home Regulations To Help Fire Victims

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed an executive order removing barriers to mobile home construction and placement in an effort to help residents displaced by the recent Southern California mudslides and wildfires. The order suspends for three months all regulations included in the state’s laws governing mobile and manufactured homes. Brown wrote […]

California rescinds autograph mandate for booksellers

California rescinds autograph mandate for booksellers

In the wake of a First Amendment challenge by Bay Area book seller Bill Petrocelli and his renowned store, Book Passage, California has rescinded the state’s onerous “certificate of authenticity” requirement for the sale of autographed books. The regulation would have made it extremely risky, if not impossible, for stores to sell signed books or […]

California Gov. Compares Trump Supporters To Ancient Cave People

California Gov. Compares Trump Supporters To Ancient Cave People

Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown of California compared President Donald Trump supporters to prehistoric cave dwellers Monday during a New York climate event. Brown, an outspoken Trump critic, issued an usually harsh derision of Trump supporters after dismissing Trump’s rhetoric on climate change science and U.S. policy toward North Korea as “stupid and dangerous and silly.” […]

California set to become ‘sanctuary state’ after deal between governor and state Senate leader

California set to become ‘sanctuary state’ after deal between governor and state Senate leader

by Drew Gregory Lynch Gov. Jerry Brown and Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León, D-Los Angeles, reached a compromise on the state’s “sanctuary state” bill this week, in a deal that amends the legislation to expand the ability of law enforcement to cooperate with federal authorities. The amended Senate Bill 54 “prevents our state and […]

California governor signs legislation granting expanded overtime pay to farmworkers

California governor signs legislation granting expanded overtime pay to farmworkers

SACRAMENTO, physician Calif. — With little fanfare or a signing message, viagra dosage California Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed historic legislation that would expand overtime pay for California farmworkers. AB 1066, authored by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego, calls for a phase-in of new overtime rules over four years, beginning in 2019. The measure […]

Democratic Senate candidate courts the right, walks fine line

Democratic Senate candidate courts the right, walks fine line

On the heels of a Los Angeles Times story saying she was making a play for voters on the right, Democratic Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez is pushing Gov. Jerry Brown to sign a bill increasing minimum penalties in sexual assault cases. While the bill received nearly unanimous support in the Legislature — the measure was in […]

Affordable housing deal appears dead for the year

Affordable housing deal appears dead for the year

CA solar plans snarled by controversy

CA solar plans snarled by controversy

By James Poulos . In the California desert and in solar-paneled neighborhoods around the state, a new conflict over alternative energy has broken out. Pitting lawmakers, regulators, customers and the solar power industry against one another, the dispute centered around how much solar users ought to be charged — and how much solar power ought to be […]

Gov. Brown vetoes CA drone bill

Gov. Brown vetoes CA drone bill

By James Poulos . Exhibiting his penchant for practical wisdom, Gov. Jerry Brown waved off the California Legislature’s attempt to place big new restrictions on drone usage. Deflating anxiety “Drone technology certainly raises novel issues that merit careful examination. This bill, however, while well-intentioned, could expose the occasional hobbyist and the FAA-approved commercial user alike to burdensome […]

California assisted-suicide bill puts spotlight on Jerry Brown’s personal beliefs

California assisted-suicide bill puts spotlight on Jerry Brown’s personal beliefs

Whether California will join the rest of the left coast in legalizing physician-assisted suicide depends largely on which Gov. Jerry Brown greets the bill nearing his desk – the progressive Democrat or the devout Catholic. As a Democrat Mr. Brown would be expected to sign the legislation, sildenafil which cleared the California Assembly in a […]

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