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Stories with person: Jerry Brown
  • California Gov. Brown to sign expanded fair pay legislation story has photos
    Updated: Sep-20-15 7:14 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO - Female employees in California are poised to get new tools to challenge gender-based wage gaps and receive protection from discrimination and retaliation if they ask questions about how much other people earn.

  • US, Chinese governors to meet in Seattle 
    Updated: Sep-18-15 3:34 pm

    SEATTLE - Five governors from U.S. states will meet with Chinese counterparts Tuesday to discuss clean technology and economic development as part of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Seattle.

  • Democratic California governor confronts political setbacks 
    Updated: Sep-12-15 1:32 pm

    SACRAMENTO, California - California Gov. Jerry Brown has grown accustomed to reveling in political victories since his return to the state capital in 2011, his national luster restored by shoring up the state's finances and the spotlight on his agenda to cut carbon emissions.

  • The Latest on Legislature: Lawmakers reject doctor billing story has photos
    Updated: Sep-12-15 4:03 am

    SACRAMENTO, California - The latest developments in the California Legislature, which is considering hundreds of bills ahead of a Friday deadline for passage (all times local):

  • California lawmakers want special session to tackle drought 
    Updated: Sep-11-15 9:40 pm

    SACRAMENTO, California - A bipartisan group of 47 state Assembly members delivered a letter to Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday asking him to declare a special session to tackle problems related to California's ongoing drought.

  • NBC's Chuck Todd settling in after year at 'Meet the Press' 
    Updated: Sep-11-15 12:09 pm

    NEW YORK - One of the ironies in this season of Trump is that the man who publicly mocked "Meet the Press" moderator Chuck Todd for low ratings was responsible for Todd's best ratings ever on the show.

  • Transit, health funding among California's unfinished work story has photos
    Updated: Sep-11-15 1:17 am

    SACRAMENTO, California - While California state lawmakers announced last-minute deals on medical marijuana regulation and a scaled-back climate change proposal, they were likely to adjourn this year's legislative session Friday without completing major initiatives on transportation and health care financing.

  • California Democrats drop oil mandate in climate proposal 
    Updated: Sep-10-15 3:06 am

    SACRAMENTO, California - California will continue to lead the fight in curbing greenhouse gas emissions for the sake of future generations, Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative Democrats said as they scaled back an ambitious climate change proposal amid opposition from oil interests.

  • Fired regulator: Governor pushed to waive oil safeguards. story has photos
    Updated: Sep-04-15 3:36 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO - California's top oil and gas regulators repeatedly warned Gov. Jerry Brown's senior aides in 2011 that the governor's orders to override key environmental safeguards in granting oil industry permits would violate state and federal laws protecting groundwater from contamination, one of the former officials has testified.