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California enacts 'Yes Means Yes' anti-campus rape law

Sacramento - In a bid to address the epidemic of rape on college campuses, California has become the first state in America to pass a law defining sexual consent and requiring schools to define "affirmative consent" when adjudicating sexual assault cases.

California bans forced sterilization of female prisoners

Sacramento - Following last year's revelation that female inmates in California prisons were being coercively sterilized as recently as 2010, Gov. Jerry Brown (D) has signed a bill outlawing forced sterilization in the state's lockups.

Texas Gov. Rick Perry drives Tesla to Sacramento; meets reporters

Sacramento - California’s old-school Democrats seem to believe higher taxes and overregulation a winning combination when it comes to wooing international corporations and business to the state.

Rejecting NDAA, California bans indefinite detention

Sacramento - California's governor signed into law a measure banning indefinite detention in the state, as well as state cooperation with federal government attempts to detain people under the highly controversial National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

California OKs drivers' licenses for illegal immigrants

Los Angeles - California's Governor has signed into law a measure allowing illegal immigrants residing in the state to obtain drivers' licenses.

California, Rhode Island tie for highest U.S. unemployment rate

Sacramento - The large blue state of California, under Democrat Gov. Jerry Brown, has tied the tiny liberal state of Rhode Island for having the highest unemployment rate in America - 9.8 percent.

California's budget deficit is gone, Gov. Jerry Brown declares

Sacramento - The Liberal Democrat Governor has introduced a plan that would give California a long-awaited surplus of $1 billion; the Governor also wants to renew funding of education and social programs.

California Gov. vetoes 'Anti-Arizona' bill

Sacramento - California Gov. Jerry Brown has garnered both praise and disappointment from many in the Hispanic community by signing a bill allowing immigrants to receive drivers licenses, followed by a veto of the "anti-Arizona" bill.

Gov. Jerry Brown of California quietly furloughs state workers

Sacramento - California Governor Jerry Brown blasted Republican governor Arnold Schwarzenegger for having the audacity to impose furloughs in an effort to plug gaping holes in the state’s budget during his administration.

Tanning beds now illegal for California minors

Sacramento - California became the first state in the nation to prohibit minors from using tanning facilities after Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation that raised the minimum age from fourteen to eighteen for those using ultraviolet tanning devices.
 

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Gov. Jerry Brown campaigns in California in 2010.
Gov. Jerry Brown campaigns in California in 2010.
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As Governor  Jerry Brown is blaming the state s economic woes on poor revenues and over-spending by ...
As Governor, Jerry Brown is blaming the state's economic woes on poor revenues and over-spending by others while proposing new spending, massive cuts and a two-pronged tax hike for the future.
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