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Governor Brown Announces Appointments

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments.

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Governor Brown, Former Governor Schwarzenegger to Unveil Official Portrait

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will join former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in the unveiling of the official Schwarzenegger gubernatorial portrait at a ceremony in the Rotunda of the State Capitol Building in Sacramento next month.

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Governor Brown to Speak at Climate Change Symposium in Sacramento

 

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will join former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Senate President pro Tem-elect Kevin de León, California Air Resources Board chairman Mary D. Nichols and others next month in Sacramento at the “Global Climate Negotiations: Lessons from California” symposium to discuss the policies that have made California a global leader in addressing climate change.

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Governor Brown, Legislative Leaders Strike Deal on Film and Television Tax Credit

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, Senate President pro Tem-elect Kevin de León, Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, Assembly Republican Leader Connie Conway and Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff today announced a deal to expand, extend and improve California’s Film and Television Tax Credit Program.

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California Grown gets new chairwoman from The Packer

Sacramento, California - Cherie Watte, executive director of the California Asparagus Commission, is the new board chairwoman of California Grown, succeeding Kasey Cronquist, chief executive officer of the California Cut Flower Commission.

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Drought lessons from a sheep rancher

Davis, California - While a severe drought continues to devastate California agriculture, one sheep rancher in Oroville has found a centuries-old solution at the bottom of his wood stove - and researchers at UC Davis are paying attention.

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Modern California’s dairy processing system Legislation

Sacramento, California - Legislation (AB 2730) that was introduced last week to modernize California’s dairy processing system will not be pursued this session.

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U.S. Citizen Extradited from the Netherlands Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison for Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

Fresno, California - A U.S. citizen living in Amsterdam, Netherlands, was sentenced today to serve 35 years in prison for sexually exploiting a minor in California and elsewhere and producing images of that abuse.

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