A bond measure to fund water projects in California easily passed Tuesday. But what might not be so easy is getting relief from the state's drought.» Read More
At the UN's Climate Summit this week a diverse group of global leaders, from World Bank president Jim Yong Kim to California Governor Jerry Brown, spoke of the need for polluters to pay for each ton of carbon they emit. Carbon pricing, largely rejected by the United States and struggling in Europe, is suddenly all the rage, with China leading the charge.
LOS ANGELES, Sept 19- When Kathryn Slater-Carter learned her family would lose $1.5 million after McDonald's Corp did not renew the franchise agreement on one of their restaurants in the San Francisco suburbs, she tried for a second time to change state law to protect franchisee investments.
Sept 17- California Governor Jerry Brown signed new insurance requirements on ridesharing companies into law on Wednesday, but the regulations come at a far lower cost to the industry than previously written into the bill, officials said.
Sept 17- California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law on Wednesday new insurance requirements on ridesharing companies, but the regulations come at a far lower costs to the industry than previously written into the bill, officials said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept 10- California businesses will have to provide paid sick leave to most employees under a bill signed on Wednesday by Democratic Governor Jerry Brown, the latest move to aid low-income workers in the most populous U.S. state.
LOS ANGELES, Sept 9- America's largest public pension fund was criticized in a report on Tuesday for failing to sufficiently audit and clamp down on pension "spiking", a practice of inflating workers' benefits just before retirement in order to boost their pensions.
LOS ANGELES, Sept 9- America's largest public pension fund was criticized in a report on Tuesday for failing to properly audit and clamp down on pension "spiking", a practice of inflating workers' benefits just before retirement in order to boost their pensions.
Moody's upgraded its rating on California's general obligation debt, citing the state's improving financial position and employment growth.
Google says it has turned a corner in its pursuit of a car that can drive itself.
A deal made with Israel could help alleviate California's serious drought problem.
Drought-stricken California farmers are expected to idle 500,000 acres of cropland in a record production loss that could cost billions.
A former investment banker who ran TARP said he will challenge California Governor Jerry Brown for the state's top job in 2014.
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a first-of-its-kind law to criminalize revenge porn, the distribution of explicit photos to humiliate others.
Tesla Motors is working to produce a car capable of running on "auto-pilot" within the next three years, CEO Elon Musk said.
Twenty-two U.S. governors make over $140,500 a year, and they've been investing in some impressive digs. Click ahead to take a peek at the homes of some top-paid governors.
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Texas, which has never finished below No. 2 in CNBC's Top States for Business, drops from first to second in 2013.
The New York City Council on Wednesday passed sweeping legislation to prevent employers from discriminating against out-of-work job seekers.
Republican governors are moving to cut income taxes, including proposals that would increase reliance on state sales taxes, setting up ambitious experiments in tax reform that could shape what is possible on a national level.
Riding a wave of new tax revenue, California Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday proposed a state spending plan that eliminates the deficit and provides $6.3 billion more in spending than the previous year.