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CapRadio broadcasts of the California governor's State of the State address.
Jerry Brown made California history when he was sworn in as the state's first, four-term governor on Monday, January 5, 2015. We provided live, special coverage starting at 10 a.m. Co-hosted by Beth Ruyak of Capital Public Radio's Insight program, and John Myers, senior editor of KQED’s Government and Politics Desk, the special featured the governor's swearing-in by California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye (with a length introduction by Anne Gust Brown) followed by his State of the State speech, plus field interviews at the Capitol and in-studio guest analysts in Sacramento, San Francisco and New York.
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This was the inauguration scene in California State Capitol at Sacramento, Jan. 6, 1975 as Gov Jerry Brown Jr., was sworn into office at 10:13 a.m. This is the Assembly chamber where joint session of the Legislature was convened for the ceremonies. Former Gov. Edmund G. Brown, the 32nd Governor and his family are seated in the foreground balcony. (AP Photo)
Jerry Brown is now the only fourth-term governor in California history. He took the oath of office Monday morning in a packed Assembly chamber at the state Capitol.
California lawmakers and environmental groups are calling the climate goals Governor Jerry Brown laid out in his State of the State speech ambitious. Reaction is mixed on whether the goals are achievable.
Check back regularly for updates on the State of the State and Inauguration today. Complete text, and audio of speech now available. UPDATE: Jan. 6, 5 A.M.
Gov. Jerry Brown delivers his inaugural address on Jan. 5, 2015.
For the fourth time in his life – more than anyone else in history – Democrat Jerry Brown will be sworn in as governor of California Monday morning. UPDATED: 9 p.m. Sunday.
Curious about how the state of California has changed over the years in the words of our governors? Click the link below to hear and read archived speeches dating back to the Schwarzenegger administration.