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More Bill Actions from Brown Tuesday

 
CPR file photo/Andrew Nixon
 

CPR file photo/Andrew Nixon

They include about a dozen measures intended to help underserved communities obtain cleaner drinking water; and legislation that will limit pro athletes’ benefits under the state’s workers’ compensation system.

Another measure signed by Brown Tuesday will establish an electronic system for state and local public officials to disclose their income and economic interests.

The governor vetoed a bill that would have asked state agencies to study the creation of a modern online campaign finance database.  In his veto message, Brown objected to some of the training and studies that would have been required by the bill.  But he said there’s “no doubt” the current system needs an upgrade, and asked his administration to come up with a proposal.

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Ben Adler

Capitol Bureau Chief

Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler first became a public radio listener in the car on his way to preschool – though not necessarily by choice. Now, he leads Capital Public Radio’s state Capitol coverage, which airs on NPR stations across California.  Read Full Bio