A federal judicial panel on Thursday denied Gov. Jerry Brown's request to lift a court-ordered prison population cap and threatened him and other state officials with contempt of court if they fail to comply.
Prop 30 would hike the sales tax by a quarter of a cent and impose an income tax increase of up to 2 per cent on the state's highest wage earners, earning from 250 thousand to a million dollars a year.
A Clemency request for the convicted child killer in Southern California is sitting in the governor's office on Tuesday. The grandmother of eight-year-old Adam Carbajal, a shaken baby, says she'll do whatever she can to stop that filing.