Gov. Jerry Brown was about to leave Mexico’s capital after four days of talks pressing on the environment, and he wasn’t sure, broadly speaking, how his diplomacy might add up.

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Gov. Jerry Brown, who once campaigned against the North American Free Trade Agreement and criticized the “insertion of Mexico into our economy,” pushed back his chair at a breakfast here Wednesday and looked on from the head table as Mexico’s secretary of economy heaped praise on the pact.
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With tension flaring on the U.S.-Mexico border over the illegal crossing of thousands of young immigrants from Central America, Gov. Jerry Brown said after meeting with religious leaders Tuesday that he would support additional shelters for the minors in California.
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Gov. Jerry Brown, calling for “heroic efforts” to combat climate change, agreed with Mexican officials Monday to work together on policies to address air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.
When Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation last year granting driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants, he accused Congress of “foot-dragging” on immigration and said Washington needed “a good push.”

Jerry Brown


Democrat

Birthdate: April 7, 1938

Education: Law degree, Yale Law School ; bachelor's degree in classics, University of California, Berkeley

Experience: California governor, 2011-present; Attorney general, 2007-2011; mayor of Oakland, 1999-2007; Chairman, the California Democratic Party, 1989-91; California governor, 1975-82; secretary of state, 1971-75; Los Angeles Community College trustee, 1969-70

Contact information: www.gov.ca.gov

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