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Gov. Jerry Brown: California should be able to reduce public employees’ pension benefits

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 24, 2017 at 4:00pm 11/24/2017 at 4:00pm
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As Professor Jacobson recently noted, California Governor Jerry Brown occasionally has moments of sanity and clarity.

In what can only be described as a Thanksgiving miracle, it is being reported that Brown is endeavoring to tackle the looming employee pension crisis by reforming the pension benefits for current government employees.

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Jerry Brown attacks our President and way of life at the Vatican

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 8:30am 11/7/2017 at 8:30am

Late in October, California Governor Jerry Brown threatened to sue the administration of President Donald Trump for implementation of environmental policies focused more on real pollutants (e.g., heavy metals) and less on contrived ones (e.g., carbon dioxide from fossil fuel combustion.

I noted Brown would be taking a European “climate change” tour...

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Jerry Brown vows to sue over Trump’s climate change policy reversals

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 27, 2017 at 10:00am 10/27/2017 at 10:00am

It is difficult to keep track of all the #WINNING that I enjoyed this past week, between the implosion of RussiaGate and the IRS apology to Tea Party groups.

Personally, I am savoring President Trump’s efforts to reverse course on Obama’s toxic domestic and foreign policies. Trump’s regulatory rollbacks, as well as...

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Two moments of sanity from California Gov. Jerry Brown

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 16, 2017 at 8:30pm 10/16/2017 at 8:30pm
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Our “foreign” correspondent in California, Leslie Eastman, has made a blog career of documenting the tarnishing of the Golden State by insane legislative and regulatory policies, most of which are rubber-stamped by Governor Jerry Brown.

But this week there were two astounding moments of sanity from the Governor.

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California Gov. Jerry Brown blames climate change for Wine Country Wildfires

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 9:00am 10/14/2017 at 9:00am

California’s eco-activist governor blaming climate change for this historic wildfires hitting the state’s wine country is as predictable as night following day:

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ICE Warns California of More Raids After Sanctuary State Law Signed

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 7:30am 10/7/2017 at 7:30am
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California Governor Jerry Brown just signed a new law officially making California a sanctuary state.

ICE has a message for the Governor: So I guess that means we’ll have to step up enforcement raids in your state.

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Gov. Jerry Brown taunts President Trump during DC visit

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 24, 2017 at 11:30am 3/24/2017 at 11:30am

California Governor Jerry Brown has adopted an interesting approach to requesting fiscal assistance from President Donald Trump.

Legal Insurrection readers will recall that our governor formally requested emergency funding for the storm damage that occurred in the state, which included deterioration of the Oroville Dam that led to a public evacuation of...

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Trump’s Transportation Secretary halts funding for California’s bullet train

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 10:30am 3/4/2017 at 10:30am

The last time we checked in on the construction of California Governor Jerry Brown’s legacy project, the high speed train connecting Los Angeles to San Fransisco, it was already already $3.6 billion over budget and seven years behind schedule.

In that piece, I a surmised that federal funding to help complete this...

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California bullet train blasts through budget projections

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 5:15pm 1/15/2017 at 5:15pm

I have chronicled the saga of the California bullet train and its construction since 2012.

A report obtained by The Los Angeles Times confirms my concerns about the...

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Gov. Jerry Brown denies parole for Manson family killer

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 7:00am 7/23/2016 at 7:00am

Just when you are ready to give up on California, there is a sign that some sanity still remains in Sacramento!

In April, a 2-member California parole board authorized the release of former Manson Family killer Leslie Van Houten. The decision to go forward with this recommendation rested with Governor Jerry Brown,...

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California massacres 2nd Amendment in drive-by burst of ‘gun control’ laws

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 1, 2016 at 8:30pm 7/1/2016 at 8:30pm
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Friday morning, July 1, 2016, California Governor Jerry Brown “gunned down the Constitution” when he signed six and vetoed four of the eleven anti-gun, pro-restriction bills passed by the Legislature only the day before.

Despite the failure of California’s strict gun control laws to prevent the San Bernardino massacre, the California Legislature...

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Petition to Prevent Cult Murderer Leslie Van Houten from Being Released

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 13, 2016 at 8:30am 6/13/2016 at 8:30am

In April, a 2-member California parole board authorized the release of former Manson Family killer Leslie Van Houten.

The decision to go forward with this recommendation now rests with Governor Jerry Brown.

Now Debra Tate, sister of Sharon Tate (who was butchered in another Manson Family attack) is seeking around 12,000 more signatures...

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Gov. Jerry Brown’s Greenhouse Gas Executive Order Challenged

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 22, 2016 at 8:30am 4/22/2016 at 8:30am

Regular Legal Insurrection readers may recall that prior to signing the new state minimum wage law, California Governor Jerry Brown was heckled at the Paris Climate Conference.

Brown was challenged by a group of protesters opposed to carbon offset programs they said could hurt indigenous people. However, his enthusiasm for imposing draconian...

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