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Despite rocky history, Governor Brown endorses Hillary Clinton

The L.A. Times reports: After carefully avoiding any involvement in the Democratic presidential primary, Gov. Jerry Brown dropped his neutrality – and looked past his bitter history with the Clintons – to endorse Hillary Clinton on Monday. In an open letter to Democrats and independents, Brown urged voters who do not want to see a Donald […]

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Governor Brown orders permanent water bans

Southland residents will need to permanently curtail their water use under an order issued today by Gov. Jerry Brown that bans activities such as hosing off sidewalks and requires urban suppliers to continue producing monthly reports on water-reduction efforts. The order calls for long-term implementation of temporary water conservation measures put in place to combat […]

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Governor Brown signs minimum wage law in L.A. today

In front of a boisterous downtown Los Angeles crowd of union leaders and workers who have been fighting for increased salaries, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation today that will raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022. Brown, during a ceremony at the Ronald Reagan State Building, said the passage of SB 3 doesn’t mark […]

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Requirement for hospitals to offer HIV tests vetoed by governor

A proposed law that would have required hospitals to offer optional HIV tests to all patients getting emergency room blood tests in California hospitals was vetoed by the governor today. California Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed Assembly Bill 521, authored by Assemblyman Adrin Nazaria, D-Van Nuys. That was blasted by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, which cited federal studies […]

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Gov. Brown to sign ambitious energy bills at Griffith Observatory

Gov. Jerry Brown will visit Griffith Observatory today to sign legislation mandating that half of the state’s electricity come from renewable sources by 2030 and calling for a doubling of the energy efficiency of buildings. The ambitious mandates of SB 350, championed by Senate President pro tem Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, were outlined by Brown in […]

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