Jerry Brown http://kvpr.org en Brown Praises Counties' Creativity In Implementing Realignment http://kvpr.org/post/brown-praises-counties-creativity-implementing-realignment <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">California Governor Jerry Brown is praising counties and law enforcement agencies for their work implementing his landmark criminal justice system overhaul known as “realignment.” &nbsp;But as Ben Adler reports from Sacramento, the law enforcement groups are lobbying the governor for a significant change to the program.</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Speaking to a law enforcement convention in Sacramento, the governor praised counties’ creativity under realignment in the two and a half years since it took effect. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 05:08:17 +0000 Ben Adler - Capital Public Radio 30647 at http://kvpr.org Brown Praises Counties' Creativity In Implementing Realignment Steinberg Cool On Cap And Trade Money For High Speed Rail http://kvpr.org/post/steinberg-cool-cap-and-trade-money-high-speed-rail <p>The leader of California’s &nbsp;Senate is issuing words of caution on Governor Jerry Brown’s plan to use money from the state’s cap-and-trade program to help pay for construction of high speed rail. &nbsp;</p><p>Speaking with Valley Public Radio, Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg says he’s concerned about the rail authority’s plan to finance construction of the next stage of the bullet train, which would go from Bakersfield over the Tehachapi Mountains to Palmdale in Southern California.</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 01:09:08 +0000 Joe Moore 27113 at http://kvpr.org Steinberg Cool On Cap And Trade Money For High Speed Rail Brown, Legislative Leaders Reach Prisons Deal http://kvpr.org/post/brown-legislative-leaders-reach-prisons-deal <p>After nearly two weeks of sniping back and forth, California Governor Jerry Brown and Senate Leader Darrell Steinberg have reached a deal on their competing prison plans.&nbsp; Ben Adler has more from Sacramento on how the state will respond to the federal court order that requires California to reduce overcrowding in its prisons.</p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 06:37:17 +0000 Ben Adler - Capital Public Radio 21370 at http://kvpr.org Brown, Legislative Leaders Reach Prisons Deal CSU Board of Trustees Delays Decision On Student Fee Increase http://kvpr.org/post/csu-board-trustees-delays-decision-student-fee-increase <p></p><p>California State University leaders have delayed a vote on a proposal to increase student fees.</p><p>The proposal would charge extra fees on so-called “super seniors,” students who take more courses than required, and course repeaters. Governor Brown asked the CSU Board of Trustees to postpone the vote.</p> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 01:33:22 +0000 California Capitol Network 6827 at http://kvpr.org CSU Board of Trustees Delays Decision On Student Fee Increase