Brown details record, challenges facing California

Governor Jerry Brown (MGNOnline.com)
Governor Jerry Brown (MGNOnline.com)
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 5/21 2:17 pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is presenting a robust defense of his record over the last three-and-a-half years, promoting his efforts with education, pension reform, workers' compensation, criminal justice and the economy.

The Democratic governor told about 1,300 guests during an annual California Chamber of Commerce breakfast Wednesday that "California is definitely back."

He says he has worked hard to reach compromises with lawmakers since his 2010 election but that much work remains to be done. That includes tackling $300 million in pension liabilities.

Brown faces re-election this year but is expected to easily win one of the top two spots in the June 3 primary.

He said as a young man he didn't like politics but that his father — a former governor — must have "silently" given him the bug.

©2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Share
0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!
NEWSCASTS ON DEMAND

What's On

All content © Copyright 2014 Intermountain West Communications Company. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
You may also view our Sitemap

Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.