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WASHINGTON | Shutdown becomes longest federal closure in US history

WASHINGTON  —January 11, 2019—  The partial government shutdown became the longest closure in U.S. history at when the clock ticked past midnight Friday as President Donald Trump and nervous Republicans scrambled to find a way out of the mess. A solution couldn’t come soon enough for federal workers who got pay statements Friday but no … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Shutdown becomes longest federal closure in US history

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Jerry Brown transformed California’s justice system – twice

SACRAMENTO, Calif. —Jan 05, 2019—One of the advantages of being in government for 50 years, says California Gov. Jerry Brown, is “you get to make mistakes that you then get to correct.” For Brown, one of those missteps was the criminal justice overhaul he oversaw as a young governor during two terms from 1975 to … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Jerry Brown transformed California’s justice system – twice

KATOWICE, Poland | The Latest: Schwarzenegger calls Trump ‘meshugge’ on climate

KATOWICE, Poland — The Latest on the U.N. climate conference being held in Poland (all times local): 3:00 p.m. Actor and climate campaigner Arnold Schwarzenegger says the United States is “still in” the Paris accord to curb global warming despite the federal government’s decision to walk away from the agreement. The former California governor told … Continue reading KATOWICE, Poland | The Latest: Schwarzenegger calls Trump ‘meshugge’ on climate

KATOWICE, Poland | The Latest: Polish president defends country’s use of coal

KATOWICE, Poland— The Latest on the U.N. climate conference (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Poland’s President Andrzej Duda has defended the country’s reliance on its coal, arguing that it does not conflict with the need to combat climate change. Speaking at the opening of a U.N. climate conference, Duda said that Poland has cut its … Continue reading KATOWICE, Poland | The Latest: Polish president defends country’s use of coal

KATOWICE, Poland | The Latest: UN chief calls climate ‘most important issue’

KATOWICE, Poland — The Latest on the U.N. climate conference (all times local): 11 a.m. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is appealing to world leaders to take seriously the threat of global warming and take bold action to avert a catastrophic rise in temperatures. Guterres called climate change “the single most important issue we face,” speaking … Continue reading KATOWICE, Poland | The Latest: UN chief calls climate ‘most important issue’

KATOWICE, Poland | The Latest: Leaders, celebrities expected at climate talks

KATOWICE, Poland  — The Latest on the U.N. climate conference (all times local): 10:45 a.m. No global climate summit would be complete without a few celebrities. Monday’s gathering of ministers and national leaders for the start of the U.N. talks on tackling global warming is getting a dose of glitz. Actor and former California Gov. … Continue reading KATOWICE, Poland | The Latest: Leaders, celebrities expected at climate talks

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Brown shows governing philosophy in final bill action

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Preparing to leave office after four decades, California Gov. Jerry Brown exercised his final signatures and vetoes this weekend to put the closing imprimatur on a governing philosophy he’s espoused during two separate eight-year stints. The actions, and the quirky statements that accompanied them, revealed the “paddle left, paddle right” governing approach … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Brown shows governing philosophy in final bill action

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | The Latest: Governor rejects supervised drug injection plan

SACRAMENTO, Calif.  — The Latest on bills considered by California Gov. Jerry Brown (all times local): 8:30 p.m. California Gov. Jerry Brown has rejected legislation that would have allowed San Francisco to open what could be the nation’s first supervised drug injection sites under a pilot program. Brown issued a veto Sunday, saying “enabling illegal … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif. | The Latest: Governor rejects supervised drug injection plan

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | The Latest: US sues California over net neutrality law

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— The Latest on bills considered by California Gov. Jerry Brown (all times local): 6:10 p.m. The Trump administration has sued California over a new law imposing net neutrality protections. The lawsuit filed Sunday by the U.S. Department of Justice came roughly an hour after Gov. Jerry Brown signed the law. The Federal Communications … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif. | The Latest: US sues California over net neutrality law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | The Latest: California governor signs net neutrality bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif.  — The Latest on bills considered by California Gov. Jerry Brown (all times local): 5:15 p.m. California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed the nation’s toughest net neutrality measure that requires internet providers to maintain a level playing field online. Advocates of net neutrality hope the move Sunday will nudge Congress to enact a … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif. | The Latest: California governor signs net neutrality bill

SAN FRANCISCO | Global summit rebukes Trump, cheers on work to aid climate

SAN FRANCISCO — Thousands of mayors, climate activists and business leaders from around the world descended Thursday on San Francisco to cheer on efforts to reduce global warming, even after U.S. President Donald J. Trump signaled his disdain for the issue. The Global Climate Action Summit, organized by California Gov. Jerry Brown, included a report … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Global summit rebukes Trump, cheers on work to aid climate

SAN FRANCISCO | US judge scraps Oakland, California, ban on coal shipments

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge in California on Tuesday struck down the city of Oakland’s ban on coal shipments at a proposed cargo terminal, siding with a developer who wants to use the site to transport Utah coal to Asia. In a scathing ruling, U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria in San Francisco said … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | US judge scraps Oakland, California, ban on coal shipments

SAN DIEGO | Trump bashes California on border mission, Brown sees a deal

SAN DIEGO | April 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday slammed California Gov. Jerry Brown’s posture on sending National Guard troops to the Mexican border even as Brown said he was nearing agreement on joining the president’s mission. The volley of words came a day after federal officials said Brown rejected a proposal … Continue reading SAN DIEGO | Trump bashes California on border mission, Brown sees a deal