STATE OF THE STATE: Brown lays out agenda

Source: The Press-Enterprise

SACRAMENTO – Overhauling the school-funding system. Changing the state's enterprise zone program. Keeping a tight lid on spending. And, with a quotation from a 16th century French writer, making the case that lawmakers should cut down on their lawmaking.

Gov. Jerry Brown laid out his policy wish list for the coming year on Thursday, Jan. 24, during a 24-minute State of the State address in which he declared, "California is back, its budget is balanced, and we are on the move.