All posts tagged "jerry brown"
US Senate 2016: John Chiang has better favorable ratings than Gov. Jerry Brown (Part III)
State Treasurer John Chiang is the strongest candidate to succeed U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer in 2016. We’ve been saying it for months. Here’s Part I and Part II for those who haven’t read it. When you look at...
- Posted January 9, 2015
Key Capitol energy players Rod Wright, Michael Peevey gone as Gov. Jerry Brown charges forward on renewable energy
Gov. Jerry Brown believes it will take “pragmatic caution” and “active collaboration” to achieve his goal of seeing half of the state’s energy come from renewable sources by 2030. “How we achieve these goals and at what...
- Posted January 8, 2015
Gov. Jerry Brown’s 2015 Inaugural and State of the State Address – Full Text
Governor Jerry Brown today was sworn in for his record fourth term as Governor of California. Below is the full text of his 2015 Inaugural Address, which also serves as this year’s State of the State address....
- Posted January 6, 2015
New Laws in 2015: CA Democrats give Hollywood corporate welfare, while screwing over In Home Support Service workers
New Year’s Day sure wasn’t a holiday from new regulations: 2015 brings 931 new laws in California. State lawmakers — with the approval of Gov. Jerry Brown — have changed how consumers shop for groceries, how Hollywood blockbusters...
- Posted January 3, 2015
Gov. Jerry Brown appoints Michael Picker as new president of California Public Utilities Commission
After months of damaging headlines and questions about its coziness with energy companies, the California Public Utilities Commission is getting new leadership. On Tuesday, Gov. Jerry Brown promoted Commissioner Michael Picker, a longtime Democratic political consultant and...
- Posted December 25, 2014
Asm. Scott Wilk: Fund schools with high-speed rail bonds
A Republican lawmaker wants to turn money for California’s high-speed rail project into funding for schools. Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, introduced Assembly Bill 6, which would cancel outstanding bond funds approved by Proposition 1A, a 2008 voter-approved...
- Posted December 16, 2014
Jerry Brown appoints Leondra Kruger to California Supreme Court
Governor Jerry Brown has nominated a U.S. Department of Justice official for a spot on the California Supreme Court. On Monday, Brown nominated Leondra R. Kruger, a Yale Law School graduate, to fill a vacancy created by...
- Posted November 25, 2014
Governor Brown nominates Leondra Kruger to California Supreme Court
Governor Jerry Brown announced today his nomination of Leondra R. Kruger for a spot on the California Supreme Court. If confirmed by the Commission on Judicial Appointments, Kruger would fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Associate Justice Joyce...
- Posted November 24, 2014
Secretary of State 2014: Should I vote for Alex Padilla or Pete Peterson?
It’s billed as one of the few competitive statewide races in California. And, befitting of a close contest, Democrat Alex Padilla and Republican Pete Peterson share remarkably similar visions for the job of secretary of state. We recently asked...
- Posted October 29, 2014
Commentary: Has California Abandoned the Republican Party?
Have you abandoned the GOP? Last week, the Republican National Committee sent an email to supporters asking that very question. This caused quite a stir among party members, angering mega donors and grassroots supporters alike. How dare...
- Posted October 12, 2014