Tag: Jerry Brown

Gov. to Trump: 'You Don't Want to Mess with California'

California’s Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown responded to President Donald Trump’s criticism of his state in an interview on Sunday. Brown was commenting on the president’s threat to use federal funding as “a weapon” by withholding the funds if the state votes to be a sanctuary state calling California “out of…

California Bans Grand Juries in Police Shootings

In a historic move, California has officially banned the use of grand juries in the cases of police-related deaths. Gov. Jerry Brown signed SB227, written by Sen. Holly Mitchell, last Tuesday. Prior to the bill, the use of a grand jury in these cases was optional, which is the case…