National Press Club

California Gov. Jerry Brown to speak at Headliners Newsmaker on Tuesday

April 15, 2018 | By Lindsay Underwood | lunderwood@press.org

California Gov. Jerry Brown will appear at a National Press Club Headliners Newsmaker press conference at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 17.

California Gov. Jerry Brown will appear at a National Press Club Headliners Newsmaker press conference at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 17.

Outgoing California Gov. Jerry Brown will discuss how California has changed under his leadership and the challenges facing his successor and the nation at a National Press Club Headliners Newmaker at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 17, in the Zenger Room.

Chief among those challenges, are rising deficits and crumbling infrastructure, and the ongoing and escalating threats posed by climate change and global nuclear proliferation, Brown said.

This news conference is open to credentialed media and Club members free of charge. However, online registration is required.

A California native and son of former Gov. Edmund Gerald “Pat” Brown Sr., Edmund Gerald “Jerry” Brown Jr. served two terms as governor in the 1970s before returning as the state's chief executive in 2011. He also served as California secretary of state, Oakland mayor, and state attorney general.