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California News: Governor Edmund G. Brown Issues Statement on New UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Report

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement today on a new report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) finding that the world must take unprecedented action to limit global warming to 1.5 ° Celsius.  The report was prepared by 91 authors and editors from 40 … Continue reading California News: Governor Edmund G. Brown Issues Statement on New UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Report

California News: Governor Brown Signs Bills to Protect, Support Women, Children, Working Families

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed a package of bills to protect and support women, children and working families across California. AB 929 by Assemblymember Blanca Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) – Spousal support factors: domestic violence. AB 1619 by Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) – Sexual assault: … Continue reading California News: Governor Brown Signs Bills to Protect, Support Women, Children, Working Families

California News: Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Issues Legislative Update

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. yesterday announced that he has signed the following bills: AB 315 by Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg) – Pharmacy benefit management. AB 1013 by Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Campbell) – Remote accessible vote by mail system. AB 1289 by Assemblymember Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) – Real property disclosure requirements. … Continue reading California News: Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Issues Legislative Update

California News: Governor Brown Reaffirms Commitment to Paris Agreement Goals with America’s Pledge Co-Founder Michael Bloomberg, U.S. Climate Alliance Governors

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – On the first full day of the Global Climate Action Summit, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and fellow Summit co-chair and America’s Pledge co-founder Michael Bloomberg today released a new report quantifying the actions by U.S. cities, states and businesses to drive down their greenhouse gas emissions, and joined fellow U.S. … Continue reading California News: Governor Brown Reaffirms Commitment to Paris Agreement Goals with America’s Pledge Co-Founder Michael Bloomberg, U.S. Climate Alliance Governors

California News: Governor Brown Signs 100 Percent Clean Electricity Bill, Issues Order Setting New Carbon Neutrality Goal

SACRAMENTO, CA – Reaffirming California’s global climate leadership, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed Senate Bill 100, authored by Senate President pro Tempore Emeritus Kevin de León, setting a 100 percent clean electricity goal for the state, and issued an executive order establishing a new target to achieve carbon neutrality – both by 2045. … Continue reading California News: Governor Brown Signs 100 Percent Clean Electricity Bill, Issues Order Setting New Carbon Neutrality Goal

California News: Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Signs Bills to Block Trump Administration’s Offshore Oil Drilling Expansion

Also Announces Opposition to Federal Government’s Scheme to Reopen Drilling on Public Lands SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed legislation – SB 834 by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) and AB 1775 by Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) – to block new federal offshore oil drilling along California’s coast, and announced … Continue reading California News: Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Signs Bills to Block Trump Administration’s Offshore Oil Drilling Expansion

California News: California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Announced Appointments

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. yesterday announced the following appointments: Todd R. Bland, 56, of Elk Grove, has been appointed assistant director of the Automation, Integrity, and Client Initiatives Branch at the California Department of Social Services, where he has been deputy director of the Family Engagement and Empowerment Division since … Continue reading California News: California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Announced Appointments

California News: California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Grants Executive Clemency

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. yesterday announced that he has granted 36 pardons and 31 commutations. Individuals who have been convicted of a crime in California may apply to the Governor for a pardon.  Those granted pardons all completed their sentences years ago and the majority were convicted of drug-related or other … Continue reading California News: California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Grants Executive Clemency