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Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill that ends California’s cash bail system

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 11:00am 8/30/2018 at 11:00am
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Governor Jerry Brown has just signed a sweeping reform bill that makes California the first state in the nation to abolish bail for suspects awaiting trial.

An overhaul of the state’s bail system has been in the works for years, and became an inevitability earlier this year when a California appellate court...

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California will ration water in the name of “conservation”!

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 11:00am 6/7/2018 at 11:00am

Despite the fact the drought is officially over in the Golden State, California Governor Jerry Brown has signed two bills that will force water districts and municipalities to permanently adopt aggressive water rationing levels.

The two bills...

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Gov. Jerry Brown Plays Politics with Agreement to Send National Guard Troops to the Southern Border

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 9:00am 4/12/2018 at 9:00am
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Unlike his Oregon counterpart, California Governor Jerry Brown has positively responded to President Donald Trump’s request to add more troops for border security.

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CA Gov. Jerry Brown pardons immigrants slated for deportation due to criminal convictions

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 29, 2017 at 7:30pm 12/29/2017 at 7:30pm

File this story under “Elections Have Consequences.”

California Governor Jerry Brown Brown used a Christmas holiday tradition and granted pardons to two immigrants who were on the verge of being deported for committing crimes while in this country.

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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’s “Climate Change” Crusade Meets Resistance in Brussels, Bonn

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 6:10pm 11/11/2017 at 6:10pm
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Shortly after Donald Trump was elected President, I noted that California Governor Jerry Brown essentially designated himself as President of the Left Coast.

So it is with some amusement that I noted the headline in Politico discussing Brown’s European “Climate Change” tour: Jerry Brown, President of the Independent Republic of California.

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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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Governor Jerry Brown calls California taxpayers “freeloaders”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 19, 2017 at 7:00am 5/19/2017 at 7:00am

The last time we checked on Crazy California, many of its taxpayers were rebelling against the legislature-created gas tax and were mounting a recall challenge against one of the Democrats who made that hike possible.

During a speech in Orange County earlier this month, and in response to taxpayers angered by the ...

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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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