Legislative Headlines

24-Apr-2014

Spring 2014 Political Update

Just as business continues to accelerate at the Capitol, the races for California legislative and statewide office are heating up this spring as w..

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23-Jan-2014

California Leadership Update

Assembly Democrats unanimously elected Majority Floor Leader Toni Atkins as the next Speaker of the lower house this afternoon. Traditionally, the..

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10-Jan-2014

Govenor's 2014-15 Budget Overview

A day earlier than expected Governor Brown released his proposal for the 2014-15 budget. California’s fiscal situation is much better than i..

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06-Nov-2013

Legislative Recap

Legislators left Sacramento on September 13th after adjourning for the year, taking most of the fast-paced activity with them. However, the fates ..

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27-Aug-2013

Governor, Speaker, Republican Leaders Announce Immediate Increase in Prison Capacity and Longer-Term Solutions

SACRAMENTO – Standing alongside law enforcement, local government officials and victims’ advocates today, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr...

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05-May-2013

Governor’s Update and Associated Budget

Governor Jerry Brown released his May Revision of the California State Budget for 2013-14 today (full budget summary attached). His Revision refle..

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14-Jan-2013

Legislative Update on the Governor's 2013-2014 Proposed Budget

The stated purpose of Realignment in 2011 was to move "program and fiscal responsibility to counties, providing a dedicated source of funding whil..

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12-Sep-2012

Governor Brown Signs Bipartisan Pension Reform Bill to Save Billions by Capping Benefits, Increasing Retirement Age and Stopping Abuse

LOS ANGELES – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed sweeping bipartisan pension reform legislation that saves billions of taxpayer dolla..

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14-May-2012

2012-13 Budget: May Revision

Governor Jerry Brown released his May Revision to the 2012-2013 State Budget today estimating that the current budget deficit has now grown to $15..

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22-Mar-2012

Governor’s Proposal to Complete Juvenile Justice Realignment

The Legislative Analyst's Office has released its hearing handout, "Governor's Proposal to Complete Juvenile Justice Realignment," which was presented..

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