Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring January 15, 2018 as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in the State of California.

Sacramento, California - On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Staff Sgt. Eric C. Schenck, who bravely gave his life in service to our state and nation. The Governor and First Lady extend their deepest condolences to his family and friends at this difficult time.

Sacramento, California - CDFA Secretary Karen Ross welcomed stakeholders to the Eureka Room at the State Capitol for Thursday’s opening session of the Invasive Species Summit, a two-day event aimed at refining the state’ s approach and responsiveness to invasive species ranging from fruit flies and other insect pests to weeds, plant and animal diseases and other threats to our agriculture and the environment.

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

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted the state’s request for expanded federal disaster assistance in response to the devastating mudslides that have impacted Santa Barbara County and the community of Montecito.

Sacramento, California - Governor Brown’s proposed budget of $488 million for the California Department of Food and Agriculture for 2018-2019 reflects his emphasis on steady growth while maintaining a sufficient rainy day fund.