Edmund Gerald Brown Jr. is an American politician, author and lawyer serving as the 39th and current Governor of California since 2011. He previously held the position from 1975–1983, making him the state’s longest-serving governor.

Gov. Jerry Brown (seated) hands Assemblyman Rob Bonta, D-Alameda a copy of the bill to end bail after signing. Additionally, state Sen. Bob Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys (third from left), co-authored the measure, during a signing ceremony.