Democrat Governor Jerry Brown opposed marijuana legalization during an interview on Meet the Press Sunday. By advertising and codifying the drug, Brown feared its acceptance and use could lead to a less alert and less competitive population.
For years big, liberal Hollywood executives have inked new movie deals that are filmed not in tax burdened California, but in the tax friendly south.
California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation into law late Friday banning the use of traditional ammunition containing lead in the Golden State, making it the first state in the country to do so.
California Governor Jerry Brown has been on a signing spree, and the new laws are quite controversial.
How can the billion-dollar abortion industry do even more with less? In California at least, pro-choice advocates push for Gov. Jerry Brown to sign a bill that allows non-physicians to perform abortions—and that’s exactly what he did on Wednesday.
If California Gov. Jerry Brown signs a sweeping new gun control bill that would ban the future sales of semi-automatic rifles that accept detachable magazines, the NRA plans to sue, according to Fox News.
California now works on the principle of the mordida, or "bite." Its government assumes that it can take something extra from residents for the privilege of living in their special state.
Critics of a free market economy are also critics of individual responsibility. Because they believe in higher taxes, centralized control, and absolute intolerance to other viewpoints, they find themselves reducing free market ideas to that of human flatulence.
Gov. Jerry Brown gives great speeches with unusual quotes that never let the listener forget he is a former seminarian.
If you see Kris Kristofferson around, please tell him thanks for writing the line "freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose" in his song "Me and Bobby McGee." That thought is sage and very appropriate for America in the year 2013.
"It is now time to return the control of our prison system to California," Gov. Jerry Brown declared at a news conference Tuesday morning.
As the Golden State continues to transition into Greece-on-the-Pacific, this election year should have been an opportunity for its citizens to try to stop the madness. But it hasn’t worked out that way. Instead, this year Californians have embraced the model of Kevin Bacon in Animal House, figuratively assuming the position and repeating “Thank you, sir, may I have another?”
When he ran for governor of California in 2010, Jerry Brown traded on cryptic pledges -- most notably, "no new taxes without voter approval" -- that, like pronouncements by the oracle at Delphi, could mean whatever listeners wanted to hear.
In 2008, voters under 30 preferred Barack Obama over John McCain by a 66 to 32 percent margin. Among older voters, Obama led McCain by 50 to 49 percent.
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a pension reform bill Wednesday which, among other things, increases the retirement age for future public employees, limits post-retirement employment for all employees and ends the purchasing of additional service credit time for all employees, according to California Federation of Teachers Legislative Representative Dolores Sanchez.
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