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3 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

Marin Voice: Legislature's Democrats continue attacks on Prop. 13

The supermajority in Sacramento would have you believe that it only wants to remove the umbrella of coverage that corporations have under Proposition 13, also known as "split roll."

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Small Business, Personal Finance, US Governors

6 hrs ago | Berkeley Daily Planet

California Governor Jerry Brown Wants to Steal My Home

Due to the expansion of Medi-Cal under ObamaCare, my wife and I am now covered by that program.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, US Governors, Long Term Care, Health, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

10 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Dan Walters: a California Comebacka hasna t helped everyone

As Gov. Jerry Brown runs for re-election, he has adopted "California Comeback" – voiced during his State of the State address in January – as his informal slogan.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, US Governors, Imperial County, CA

14 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

The Empire Strikes Back: Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown Files Appeal To Force Crappy Teachers On Poor Kids

California's Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown has filed an appeal of a judge's decision gutting the state's laws regarding tenure and seniority protection for taxpayer-funded public school teachers.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Empire, US Governors, Family, Kids, Los Angeles County, CA, Education Etc., US News, Conservative Political News

18 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

Marin farmers markets could face fee hikes

Manny Almanzar sold vegetables in May at the Marin Farmers Market San Rafael. Marin has 14 farmers markets.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, San Rafael, CA, Agriculture, Science, US Governors, Sacramento, CA

21 hrs ago | Denver Post

Kill-switch mandate in California won't change smartphones much

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill last week making California the first state to require a remote wipe option be automatically turned on in all new smartphones.

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Related Topix: US Governors, iCloud, Science / Technology

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Gov. Browna s GOP challenger, Neel Kashkari, appears in Upland

UPLAND >> It's a tall order but Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari is optimistic he can defeat Gov. Jerry Brown come November.

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Related Topix: US News, Upland, CA, US Governors, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, San Bernardino County, CA

Inside Bay Area

California drought: Why doesn't California build big dams any more?

How much money drought-stricken California should spend to build new dams was a big part of the debate over the bill that Gov. Jerry Brown signed last month to put a $7.5 billion water bond on the November ballot.

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Related Topix: California, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US Governors, US News, Shasta Lake, CA, Redding, CA

Wall Street Journal

California Passes Ban on Plastic Bags

A bill banning plastic bags in California grocery stores, pharmacies, liquor stores and other businesses is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk after the state legislature passed the measure Friday.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, US Governors, Agriculture, Science

The Daily Democrat

Diaper changing tables bill goes to Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO >> The State Senate voted 31-1 Friday to approve Senate Bill 1358 by Sen. Lois Wolk, D-Davis, which requires baby diaper changing tables be installed in men's and women's restrooms in restaurants, department stores and other frequently visited public areas in California.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sacramento, CA, Family, Parenting

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Controversial bills test Jerry Brown in election year

Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego, talks with Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens who sponsored her bill to provide workers with three paid sick days on the senate floor on Saturday, August 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Bell Gardens, CA, August, CA, US News, Claremont McKenna College

The Raw Story

California passes plastic bag ban, would be first such law in U.S.

The California state legislature enacted a ban on plastic grocery bags on Friday near the end of its two-year session, a measure that if signed into law would become the first of its kind in America.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

News10.net

5 notable bills passed during California's legislative session5...

State lawmakers have wrapped up their two-year session by sending Gov. Jerry Brown bills dealing with groundwater regulations, political ethics and guns, all driven by high-profile issues captivating Californians.

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

California lawmakers pass first U.S. plastic bag ban

Bill would prohibit single-use plastic bags at grocery stores and large pharmacies in 2015 and at convenience stores in 2016.

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KBOI-AM Boise

California Passes Plastic Bag Ban

California lawmakers are sending Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that would make California the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic grocery bags.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Hundreds protest in Wales before NATO summit

College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate their campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Governors

Prince George Citizen

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The state school board folded Common Core into the state's College and Career Ready Standards for public schools and has been defending the decision ever since.

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Related Topix: US News, Alabama, Country, Education Etc., US Governors, Jan Brewer, Jack Markell

SFGate

California appeals teacher tenure ruling

Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or at least raise the standards for obtaining them.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, US Governors, Los Angeles County, CA, Education Etc., Diamond Bar, CA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Daily Republic

Groundwater regulations headed to Gov. Jerry Brown

California is on the verge of regulating its groundwater supply for the first time, as the worst drought in a generation pushed state leaders to overhaul the state's longstanding "pump-as-you-please" policy.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Sacramento, CA, Agoura Hills, CA

WAND-TV Decatur

Officials: 2 dead in suicide attack in Afghanistan

Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than... Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to ... (more)

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