Candidates had to report their latest numbers today.
In the first two and a half month of 2014, Governor Jerry Brown reports raising nearly $3 million. His campaign filing indicates he has about $20 million cash on hand.
One of Brown’s Republican Challengers, Neel Kashkari, reports raising more than $1.3 million during the same period. He has about $900 thousand cash on hand.
The third major candidate, Republican Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, reported raising just over $180 thousand in the first two and a half months of 2014. He has about $11 thousand ash on hand.
California depends on gas tax revenues to maintain its roads. But that revenue is declining. Now the state is looking for volunteers to try out a new funding method, but volunteering could cost you money.
California lawmakers are considering imposing limits on short-term online rental services like Airbnb. A Senate committee took up the issue today.
California Governor Jerry Brown is calling on local water agencies to adjust their pricing structures as a way to promote conservation. But a state court ruling issued today could undermine those efforts.
California’s system of water rights is coming under scrutiny as the state’s drought gets worse. Today Governor Jerry Brown indicated there may be some changes coming to the century-old system.
Governor Jerry Brown has declined to say whether he supports a bill that would extend Medi-Cal to some undocumented immigrants in California.