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  1. Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Harvey Milk DayRead the original story

    Monday May 22 | Holtville Tribune

    Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring May 22, 2017 as "Harvey Milk Day" in the State of California As one of the first openly gay politicians to hold office in the United States, San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk is remembered as a hero in the movement for acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. His courage in facing a hostile public and his insistence on being treated the same as anyone else contributed greatly to the advancement of this cause.

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  2. Governor Brown Issues Statement on Federal Transit Administration's...Read the original story

    Monday May 22 | Holtville Tribune

    Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement after the Federal Transit Administration announced that it intends to sign the Full Funding Grant Agreement for the Caltrain electrification project: "This shovel-ready project will help expand service on an already congested corridor, improve air quality and put thousands of people to work. Secretary Chao did the right thing on Caltrain.

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  3. CA Democrat Party Chairman Leads "F*** Trump" Chant at Convention [Video]Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | RedState

    ... anything it's that in 2017 outrage is the new black. In California it is especially unsurprising given Governor Jerry Brown's recent description of complaining taxpayers as "freeloaders". Brown also attacked Californians resisting the new $52 ...

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  4. Pay equity bill heads to governor's desk - Monday, 22 May 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | Clackamas Review

    A state pay equity bill is headed to Gov. Kate Brown's desk, after the House of Representatives on Monday, May 22, confirmed Senate changes to the legislation. The bill allows workers who are victims of pay inequity to recover up to two years of back pay by filing a complaint with the Bureau of Labor and Industries.

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  5. U.S. approves $650M for San Francisco Bay Area train systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... dozen states, including 500 in Utah where a manufacturer is set to open a facility to build more rail cars. Gov. Jerry Brown, a Democrat who lobbied Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to release the funding, said it will expand service on a ...

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  6. California may ban employers from asking about prior salaryRead the original story

    Monday May 22 | KTVN Reno

    ... what they were paid at previous jobs. The Assembly voted 56-8 to send the bill to the Senate. Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a similar bill in 2015. He said at the time the measure would prevent employers from seeking relevant information ...

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  7. $400 billion price tag for California single-payer billRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | Star Tribune

    ... the tax increases required to fund it. If it were to clear the Legislature and be signed by Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown, who has expressed skepticism, it would need cooperation from President Donald Trump's administration to waive rules about ...

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  8. New Klamath County D.A. appointedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | KOBI NBC5

    After former D.A. Rob Patridge resigned in early March, the seat was left vacant until the Klamath County Board of Commissioners, the Klamath County Chamber of Commerce and other community partners came together to recommend EveLyn A. Costello to replace Patridge. According to a news release from Gov. Brown's office, Costello has operated a private criminal defense practice in Klamath Falls since 2001.

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  9. Feds announce Caltrain electrification funding: Delayed $647M grant...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    After months of advocating to modernize the Peninsula's commuter rail line, it's full-steam ahead for Caltrain electrification as federal officials announced the regional transit agency's $647 million grant would finally be approved. From congressional representatives to Gov. Jerry Brown and Silicon Valley business leaders to transportation advocates, a flurry of excitement followed the Federal Transit Administration's announcement Monday.

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  10. Suicide-prevention policy on Kairos agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | The Reporter

    The first airing of a suicide-prevention policy, a facilities update and two eighth-grader portfolio presentations are on the agenda when the Kairos Public School Vacaville Academy board of directors meets Monday. According to wording in agenda documents, Pat Broughton, the education services director, will introduce the first reading of the school's suicide-prevention policy, in order to meet a state-imposed deadline of a law that requires all California school districts to adopt such measures by July 1. Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 2246, authored by Assemblyman Patrick O'Donnell, D-Long Beach, in September.

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  11. Caltrain: Federal government finally signs off on fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | Curbed

    ... today that Chao called her over the weekend and agreed to the long-delayed grants. A celebratory Governor Jerry Brown confirmed the news in a statement that described the decision as "not only good for California, it's good for America." The ...

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  12. Feds approve $647M grant to electrify CaltrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | Almanac

    ... expand service on an already congested corridor, improve air quality and put thousands of people to work," Gov. Jerry Brown said in a statement. "(Transportation) Secretary (Elaine) Chao did the right thing on Caltrain. This is not only good for ...

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  13. Gov. Jerry Brown's budget chief temporarily steps aside because of health problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | Los Angeles Times

    Gov. Jerry Brown's budget director has left his duties after what was described as a "unexpected hospitalization" less than a month before lawmakers are scheduled to finalize a new state spending plan. A memo distributed to staff on Monday said that Michael Cohen would be taking "an extended leave of absence following a serious health issue that led to his unexpected hospitalization late last week."

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  14. Tree Work sign in Mi-WuK Village neighborhood, Tuolumne County Tree Mortality Tour, October 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | My Mother Lode

    A Republican lawmaker is upset over the amount of money eliminated from the Governor's budget to fight the tree mortality epidemic. Republican Assemblyman Jim Patterson says the Governor originally proposed spending $52.7 million in the January budget plan, but the May revised budget reduces the figure to $2-million, less than 4-percent of what was initially proposed.

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  15. U.S. to release grant funds for California transit projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | Reuters

    ... Corridor Electrification Project, or Caltrain project, from San Francisco to San Jose. California Governor Jerry Brown said in February the project would allow the state to "run more trains, cut commute times, save fuels costs, improve air quality, ...

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  16. Photo credit: Oregon Department of TransportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | The Weekly Standard

    It's the quintessential Churchillian remark-particularly in the sense that there's no evidence that Winston Churchill ever actually said it: "You can always count on Americans to do the right thing, after they've exhausted all other options." But perhaps the adage should be updated to this: You always can count on Oregon Democrats to do the right thing-after they've exhausted all other options.

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  17. U.S. to release grant funds for California rail projectRead the original story

    Monday May 22 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    ... from San Francisco to San Jose to allow a review by Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao. California Governor Jerry Brown said in February the project would allow the state to "run more trains, cut commute times, save fuels costs, improve air ...

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  18. See a pet suffering in hot car? Here's what to doRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    Californians can now break into a car window to rescue an animal from immediate danger without the fear of prosecution. Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law in August 2016 stating that any citizen can take the reasonable steps necessary to remove an animal from a motor vehicle if it appears to be in immediate danger.

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  19. Gov. Brown wants to balance budget on backs of mentally ill peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | The Fresno Bee

    ... increase of roughly $600 million in the coming fiscal year. Knowing counties cannot shoulder such a burden, Gov. Jerry Brown hit on a solution to shift costs. It makes perfect budget sense, except it comes at the expense of others in need, ...

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  20. Gov Jerry Brown's 'Freeloaders' Comment Rejuvenates Anti-Gas Tax FervorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | The Daily Caller

    Opponents of California's recent gas tax say Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown's recent comments likening them to "freeloaders" has created even more animus against the law's supporters. One lawmaker who is trying to repeal the so-called Road Repair and Accountability Act said Sunday that "outraged" citizens inundated his office with calls asking why the governor is so dismissive toward their concerns.

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