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  • Mississippi and West Virginia are the only two states with such strict requirements in place.Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown has not said if he would sign it.Parents opposed to the bill vowed to take legal action even though the issue has...
High court ruling against gay marriage would produce 'chaos'

...same-sex marriage supporters, they may have little incentive to go back into court. In California, for instance, Gov. Jerry Brown and Attorney General Kamala Harris both opposed Proposition 8, the state constitutional amendment that prohibited same-sex...
Emotions rise as Obama talks immigration

...president's action as an overreach, while advocates - including Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber and California Gov. Jerry Brown - praised Obama's plan. Earlier Thursday, advocates held rallies in support of the plan, including one outside...

...and businesses represents a small fraction of water services statewide, but officials say every drop counts. Gov. Jerry Brown in January declared a drought emergency, and state officials in July approved fines up to $500 for residents caught...
AP News Extra: States face new cost concerns with Medicaid surge

...catch is that they must use more of their own money to cover this particular group.In California, Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown's recent budget projected an additional $1.2 billion spending on Medi-Cal, the state's version of Medicaid...

...valley and snow didn't blanket the High Sierra. This marks the third consecutive dry year for California, and Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a drought emergency.This past week, the snow pack's water content was measured at 12 percent of normal...

...thunderstorms, which could mean more lightning," he said. -Associated PressThe number of fires led California Gov. Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency Saturday. His proclamation said the circumstances and magnitude of the wildfires are...
States told to find way to clear Medicaid backlog

...applications also contributed to the backlog.The group Health Consumer Alliance sent a letter to California Gov. Jerry Brown earlier this month with a list of recommendations, such as granting presumptive eligibility to all applicants who have...

...people," he says. "It creates a whole different sort of economy that'll just raise the Central Valley."Gov. Jerry Brown calls rail "cheaper than the alternative, and it's a hell of a lot better." The project also offers the 75-year-old...

...overturn the first law in the nation to take aim at the practice.After months of intense lobbying, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill late Saturday that prohibits licensed mental health professionals from using so-called reparative or...


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