California Governor

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | California governor to rebut Trump in 1st State of State

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is preparing to deliver his first State of the State address a day after declaring he wouldn’t participate in the Trump administration’s “political theater” over border security. The Democratic governor is likely to ratchet up his rhetoric against President Donald Trump in Tuesday’s address, a month into … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif. | California governor to rebut Trump in 1st State of State

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | California governor to draw down guard troops at border

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom plans Monday to withdraw several hundred National Guard troops from the state’s southern border with Mexico in defiance of the Trump administration’s request for support from border states. About 100 of the 360 troops will remain deployed under California’s agreement with the federal government to focus specifically … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif. | California governor to draw down guard troops at border

CHICO, Calif. | The Latest: California governor to join Trump on visit

CHICO, Calif. — The Latest on California’s wildfires (all times local): 3:25 p.m. California’s outgoing and incoming governors say they’ll join President Donald Trump when he visits wildfire devastation in the state. Gov. Jerry Brown and Governor-elect Gavin Newsom said Friday that they welcome the president’s visit and that “now is a time to pull … Continue reading CHICO, Calif. | The Latest: California governor to join Trump on visit

SACRAMENTO, Calif | Businesses pose issue if Newsom becomes California governor

SACRAMENTO, Calif  — Before he was a politician, California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom was a businessman, and over the years he became a millionaire through his holdings in wineries, bars, restaurants, hotels and liquor stores. Newsom, a Democrat, is running for governor, and those business interests present an ethics challenge if he’s elected as predicted … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif | Businesses pose issue if Newsom becomes California governor

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | AP FACT CHECK: California governor hopefuls stumble on bail

SACRAMENTO, Calif.  — Both candidates for California governor on Monday addressed the state’s recently approved law that will make it the first to eliminate bail for suspects awaiting trial and replace it with a risk-assessment system. Starting in October 2019, most suspects charged with nonviolent felonies will be quickly released, while those charged with serious, … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif. | AP FACT CHECK: California governor hopefuls stumble on bail

SAN FRANCISCO | California governor: Trump a fool on climate legacy

SAN FRANCISCO  — California Gov. Jerry Brown started his global climate summit Thursday by saying President Donald Trump will likely be remembered as a liar and a fool when it comes to the environment. Brown, a Democrat, and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke at a news conference on the first full day … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | California governor: Trump a fool on climate legacy

San Francisco | Pelosi Statement on Governor Brown Signing California’s Clean Energy Legislation

San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement after California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation that puts California on the path to 100 percent clean electricity by the year 2045 by revising and accelerating renewable research target dates and issued an Executive Order, setting the state on track toward a carbon-free economy: … Continue reading San Francisco | Pelosi Statement on Governor Brown Signing California’s Clean Energy Legislation

California News: California Governor Brown Declares State of Emergency in San Diego County Due to West Fire

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued an emergency proclamation for San Diego County due to the effects of the West Fire, which has destroyed homes, threatened critical infrastructure and caused the evacuation of residents. The full text of the proclamation is below: PROCLAMATION OF A STATE OF EMERGENCY WHEREAS on … Continue reading California News: California Governor Brown Declares State of Emergency in San Diego County Due to West Fire