Making sense of the complicated and contradictory legacy of California Gov. Jerry Brown.
Outcoming Gov. Jerry Brown was no gun rights advocate, but if Newsom's voting record is any indication, he's likely to be even worse.
His argument: If San Francisco lets people shoot up, they won't be able to order them into drug treatment through the courts.
Gov. Jerry Brown signs bills dramatically increasing transparency about law enforcement behavior.
California's governor signed a bill no one likes in order to keep taxpayers from having a say.
Over the next 30 years, Texas may overtake the Golden State because it is more welcoming to newcomers.
This will hurt innocent people. It may harm legal businesses. And it won't actually work.
California Gov. Jerry Brown Called Gas Tax Opponents 'Freeloaders.' Now He's Spending Billions of Their Money to Fund Transit They Don't Use.
$2.4 billion of new gas tax revenue will go to light rail and electric bus networks.
As we prepare for a new "era of limits," Democrats may need to reclaim their party's forgotten history of rolling back government.
The governor often talks about fiscal frugality, responsibility and reform, but there isn't much follow-up action.
The money pit is turning into a black hole, as critics predicted.
Upcoming state supreme court case may be a game-changer if it reverses "California Rule" holding pension promises inviolate.
"Depriving any student of higher education opportunities should not be done lightly," says the California governor.
"Only nuclear can lift all humans out of poverty while saving the natural environment."
It's a start, maybe.
Gov. Jerry Brown wants to borrow $6 billion to pay for California's underfunded public employee pensions.
His transportation package would almost double gas taxes while diverting money to public transit and parks.
Supported by Newt Gingrich and Trent Lott, opposed by Shirley Chisholm and Jerry Brown-the department has a long history of scrambling political alliances.
Terminally ill patients in Golden State will now be able to legally use medicines not yet out of the FDA's approval process that might help them.
One bill the California governor signed will require uncompensated destruction, sale, or confiscation of existing peacefully owned magazines with a capacity of larger than 10.
The governor who was the 1992 version of Bernie Sanders and thorn-in-Bill-Clinton's side goes mainstream and backs the frontrunner.
A shrug in the direction of California's poorer counties
New route ditches Los Angeles for the Bay Area and potentially violates state law.
Legislators and activists target governor's focus on bullet train and Delta tunnels
Warns $15-an-hour jump would wreck state budgeting.
In a new legislative low, Gov. Moonbeam nixes reform that would help dying patients live longer, more comfortably.
Friday A/V Club: I'm So Old, I Remember When Liberals Protested Military Exercises Conducted on U.S. Soil
From Operation Urban Warrior to Jade Helm 15
Hit the snooze bar on environmentalist alarmism. Virtually everything is getting better when it comes to the state of the planet.
Will he emphasize fiscal control or far-reaching environmental agenda?