Jerry Brown

8:05 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC political observer Dr. Alan Chartock talks about California Governor Jerry Brown vetoing a bill that would have allowed immigrants to serve on juries and the regulation of money in politics.

Read more
US News
2:57 pm
Tue January 8, 2013

Brown challenges court oversight of Calif prisons

California Gov. Jerry Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown says reducing California's inmate population further to meet a federal order will endanger public safety and require the state to ignore its own sentencing laws.

After years of implementing changes, California would have to grant shorter sentences to inmates convicted of violent or serious felonies to meet the court's mandate.

Read more