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California governor pitches amnesty on traffic debt for poor

By JUDY LIN

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Calling California’s traffic court system a “hellhole of desperation” for the poor, Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing an amnesty program for residents who can’t afford to pay off spiraling fines and penalties that have resulted in 4.8 million driver’s license suspensions since 2006. 664 more words

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Drought Emergencies Declared in 8 Oregon Counties

Drought has caused natural and economic disaster conditions in Oregon —Gov. Brown

Oregon’s Gov. Brown has declared drought emergencies in eight additional counties due to low water conditions caused by drought and  low snow pack levels. 277 more words

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Gov. Jerry Brown Adds Corgi Pup 'Colusa' To State's First Family

SACRAMENTO (KOVR 13) — The First Dog of California is sharing the limelight and perhaps his food bowl as Gov. Jerry Brown introduces a new pup to his family. 79 more words

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Gov. Brown proposes record $115.3 billion budget

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing a record $115.3 billion California spending plan that will send more money to public schools, set aside reserves and create a new state tax credit for the working poor. 82 more words

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Regulators: California Fell Far Short Of Water-Saving Target

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com/AP) — Californians conserved little water in March and local officials were not aggressive in cracking down on waste, state regulators reported Tuesday as they considered tough measures to force savings amid a continuing drought. 726 more words

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Is Gov. Brown Breaking His Prop.1 Campaign Promise?

Dan Bacher wrote this very informative story for Daily Kos:

During the fall election, Governor Jerry Brown and advocates of Proposition 1, the state water bond, constantly claimed that the measure was “tunnels neutral.” 825 more words

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GOV JERRY BROWN: CALIFORNIANS TO BE HEAVILY FINED FOR LONG SHOWERS

Breitbart: “Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” Gov. Jerry Brown (D-CA) said Californians will face heavy fines for taking long showers. “This executive order is done under emergency power. 152 more words

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