Edmund G. Brown Jr. Quotes

The revenue you take in should be enough to cover the revenue that you spend and go beyond that to get a reserve. In order to do that we [in California] need cuts and pension reforms, and taxes.

 
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This position angered the extreme conservatives and the extreme liberals who both opposed him in 2012. However, the majority of the state supported him and he was elected on this middle of the road platform with most of the activists against him.
Edmund G. Brown Jr.
Edmund G. Brown Jr.
  • Born: April 7, 1938
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Edmund Gerald Brown Jr. is an American politician who served as Governor of California from 1975 to 1983 and again from 2011 to 2019. A member of the Democratic Party, Brown served as California Attorney General from 2007 to 2011. He was both the oldest and sixth-youngest Governor of California as a consequence of the 28-year gap between his second and third terms.

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