Jerry Brown

Upcoming JPR News Special
10:32 am
Wed August 27, 2014

CA Governor Debate Sept. 4 at 7pm

Neel Kashkari and CA Governor Jerry Brown square off Sept 4th at 7pm

On Thursday night, September 4th, JPR will broadcast the only California gubernatorial debate for the 2014 election between California Governor Jerry Brown and Republican candidate Neel Kashkari.

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Politics & Government
6:15 am
Mon May 19, 2014

As Brown Seeks Re-Election, California Progressives Voice Frustration

Credit Andrew Nixon, Capital Public Radio

California Governor Jerry Brown may be a near-lock to win a record fourth term this fall, but that doesn’t mean he’s universally popular with his fellow Democrats.  There’s growing frustration among progressives over what they see as the governor’s fiscal conservatism and business-friendly views.

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Jefferson Exchange | January 22, 2014 | 9:00
12:03 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Preemption: California State Of The State

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Our commitment to covering news demands that we preempt the normal interviews in the 9:00 hour of the The Exchange, this day only. 

California Governor Jerry Brown is set to deliver his State of the State Address at the Capitol in Sacramento. 

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Result Of Prison Reform
5:46 am
Fri November 29, 2013

Violence Increasing In California County Jails

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California County jails have seen a marked increase in violence since they began housing thousands of offenders who previously would have gone to state prisons.

Assault records requested by The Associated Press show that many of the 10 counties that account for 70 percent of California's total jail population have experienced a surge in the number of inmate fights and attacks on jail employees.

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More Than MDs
5:25 pm
Wed October 9, 2013

California Law Expands Range Of Abortion Providers

California Gov. Jerry Brown in 2010
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More medical professionals will be able to perform early-term abortions under a new law that takes effect in January. 

Reporter Ben Adler has more from Sacramento on the 25 bills California Governor Jerry Brown signed Wednesday – and the seven he vetoed.

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