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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.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug 27- California will triple its tax breaks for entertainment companies doing business in the state, the latest effort to stem a tide of runaway production that has cost billions in revenue in Hollywood's home state under a deal announced on Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES, Aug 20- California Governor Jerry Brown decried a move by the state's giant public pension fund on Wednesday to include temporary pay hikes in the way pensions are calculated for newly hired workers.
LOS ANGELES, Aug 19- The California Public Employees' Retirement System, America's largest public pension fund, is expected to approve nearly 100 types of extra pay on Wednesday that will count toward how pensions are calculated for newly hired workers.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug 11- All smartphones sold in California would have to come with a "kill switch" to render them inoperable if lost or stolen under a bill passed by the legislature on Monday, the latest effort to stem an epidemic of phone theft in the most populous U.S. state.
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.
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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.