Posts Tagged ‘Jerry Brown’

Jerry Brown

California Governor Jerry Brown is an icon among U.S. politicians. Known for his progressive ideals and dedication to the people and well-being of his state, he is the longest-serving governor in California history. First elected in 1974 and again in 1978 and 2010, in the 1970s, Brown enacted the first Agricultural Labor Relations Act inRead more..

Hall of Fame:
Jerry Brown

Jerry Brown – who has spent more time than anyone else in the California governor’s office – has been well served by his Irish Catholic roots. Brown’s great-grandfather, Joseph, came to    the U.S. from County Tipperary during Ireland’s Great Hunger, in 1849. In Massachusetts, he met his future wife, Bridget Burke, herself an Irish immigrantRead more..

Climate Change:
Getting Serious

No topic is more controversial right now in American politics than global warming, and California is one of the leading states calling for green initiatives to combat climate change. California governor and Irish American Jerry Brown recently attended a conference in Sacramento, organized by the Foundation of Agricultural Economics, to draw attention to the devastatingRead more..