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Governor Brown signs a raft of legislation

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California Gov. Jerry Brown discusses pension reform during a news conference on August 28, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Brown unveiled what he called "sweeping" pension reforms that cap benefits, boost the retirement age, prevent abusive practices such as "spiking" and require new state employees to pay at least half their pension costs. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday signed 65 bills into law, but made more noise about the ones he vetoed.

One of the bills Governor Brown signed was a controversial bill granting driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants who qualify for President Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Brown also vetoed the Trust Act, which would have prohibited local law enforcement officers from helping federal authorities to detain suspected undocumented immigrants, unless they are charged with a serious felony.


John Myers, News10 Political Editor

Niels Frenzen, clinical professor of Law at the USC Gould School of Law, where he also directs the USC Immigration Clinic

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