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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 Issues Legislative Update

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed the following bills: AB 347 by Assemblymember Ed Chau (D-Arcadia) – Weights and measures: inspection: fees. AB 709 by Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento) – Sacramento Regional Transit District. AB 865 by Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-Marin County) – Military personnel: veterans: … Continue reading California News: Governor Brown Issues Legislative Update

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. Issues Statement on Death of California Highway Patrol Officer, Officer Kirk Griess

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of California Highway Patrol (CHP) Officer Kirk Griess: “Today we mourn the loss of a father of three – Officer Griess – who lost his life while protecting his community.  We extend our heartfelt sympathies to his family, … Continue reading California News: Governor Edmund G.Brown Jr. Issues Statement on Death of California Highway Patrol Officer, Officer Kirk Griess

California News: Governor Brown Issues Executive Order to Streamline Cleanup and Recovery in Communities Impacted by Wildfires

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued an executive order to cut red tape and help streamline recovery efforts in communities impacted by the devastating wildfires that continue to burn in Lake, Siskiyou, Shasta, Mendocino and Napa counties. There are 15 major fires currently burning in California that have destroyed homes … Continue reading California News: Governor Brown Issues Executive Order to Streamline Cleanup and Recovery in Communities Impacted by Wildfires

California News: California Governor Edmund G. Brown Announces Appointments

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Monday announced the following appointments: Laphonza Butler, 39, of Los Angeles, has been appointed to the University of California Board of Regents.  Butler has been president of SEIU United Long Term Care Workers Union since 2010.  She was a national division director and campaign director for SEIU … Continue reading California News: California Governor Edmund G. Brown Announces Appointments

California News: CA Governor Brown Meets with Fire, Emergency Leaders in Shasta County, Requests Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for Northern California Wildfires

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today met with local leaders and fire and emergency management officials at the Carr Fire Incident Command Post in Shasta County and officially requested a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration to bolster the ongoing emergency response and help residents recover from the devastating fires burning in Lake, … Continue reading California News: CA Governor Brown Meets with Fire, Emergency Leaders in Shasta County, Requests Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for Northern California Wildfires

California News: California Governor Brown to Survey Wildfire Impacts, Meet with Emergency Officials in Shasta County Tomorrow

ANDERSON, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will survey wildfire damage and meet with local leaders and fire and emergency management officials at the Carr Fire Incident Command Post in Shasta County tomorrow.  The Governor will hold a media availability at the conclusion of a private briefing. Media Availability When: Tomorrow, Saturday, August … Continue reading California News: California Governor Brown to Survey Wildfire Impacts, Meet with Emergency Officials in Shasta County Tomorrow