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Gov. Brown Grants 72 Pardons, Commutes 7 Sentences For Easter

SACRAMENTO (CBS/AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has pardoned 72 ex-convicts, continuing his tradition of timing his decisions around major Christian holidays including Easter.

Brown, a former Jesuit seminarian, limited his Saturday pardons to people who have already completed their sentences. 99 more words

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Gas Tax Hike Shows Gov. Brown As Political Master Persuader

SACRAMENTO (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown employed all the tricks he’s accumulated over a lifetime in politics to pass one of the largest state tax increases in recent memory in one frenzied week. 819 more words

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Gov. Brown In Riverside Pushing For Gas Tax Hikes

RIVERSIDE (CBSLA.com) —Gov. Jerry Brown joined state and local representatives in Riverside Tuesday to push for a bill that would raise gasoline taxes and vehicle license fees to pay for road repairs. 308 more words

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LA MAYOR WILL FIGHT SANCTUARY CITY WITHHOLDING POLICY

Daily News: “Responding to the latest warnings by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions that Department of Justice funds will be withheld from sanctuary cities, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Monday he will fight efforts by the Trump administration to take away federal funding needed for law enforcement in Los Angeles. 241 more words

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Gov. Brown To Undergo Cancer Treatment At UCSF

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP/BCN) — California Gov. Jerry Brown will undergo further radiation treatment for prostate cancer and is being treated by a San Francisco doctor, his office announced Saturday. 163 more words

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CALIFORNIA PUBLIC PENSION RUNS DRY: GOV BROWN WANTS 141% VEHICLE FEE, 42% GAS INCREASE AFTER LAST 50% SPIKE

Breitbart: “Despite tax collection increasing by 50 percent in the last 9 years, California’s public pension insolvency is forcing Gov. Jerry Brown to propose a dangerously unpopular 42 percent increase in gasoline taxes and a 141 percent increase in vehicle registration fees. 206 more words

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Prop 55 Would Extend Gov. Brown's 'Temporary' Tax For 12 Years

SACRAMENTO (AP) — When Gov. Jerry Brown and his allies urged voters to adopt a temporary income tax on the wealthiest Californians and a statewide sales tax on everyone four years ago, the deal was billed as a short-term salve for a state mired in debt and on the verge of insolvency. 678 more words

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