Governor Jerry Brown

USA Today
September 12, 2018 - 9:19 am
(KNX 1070) - Governor Jerry Brown's Global Climate Action Summit begins in San Francisco Wednesday. Thousands of lawmakers, environmentalists, and scientists are taking part in the three-day event. UC Berkeley analyst Dan Kammen expects concrete steps to be announced by many of the world leaders,...
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September 11, 2018 - 9:13 am
(KNX 1070) - Governor Jerry Brown is dropping heavy hints that he will sign into law a bill responding to the series of catastrophic wildfires over the past year. Critics have attacked the measure, saying it includes a bail-out for the big utilities who face billions in liability costs from fire...
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August 29, 2018 - 9:00 am
(KNX 1070) - Cash bail will be no more from October next year. That's because the Governor has signed into law a bill scrapping bail in favor of a system of risk assessment that will decide if suspects should be released from jail. Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell tells KNX he worries about...
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June 28, 2018 - 2:21 pm
(KNX 1070) - There's a bill on Governor Jerry Brown's desk - - backed by the soda industry - - that will ban any California county or city from passing taxes on sugary sodas for the next 12 years. State Senator Scott Wiener opposed the measure, but understands why the legislature passed it - - as...
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June 14, 2018 - 9:13 am
(KNX1070) - Gov. Jerry Brown has hit the campaign trail on behalf of fellow Democrat Gavin Newsom: Brown was speaking at a rally in Sacramento Wednesday giving that official but hardly surprise endorsement. Newsom's Republican run-off rival John Cox responded with a statement saying both Brown and...
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