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Brown says Congress' 'foot dragging' spurred shift on licenses

Gov. Jerry Brown proclaimed this legislative year "very impressive," and said actions taken in the state Capitol this session were aimed in part at helping change and shape national policy on issues ranging from the environment and climate change to immigration reform and the minimum wage. Brown, speaking at an event in San Francisco on Friday afternoon, said his decision to embrace driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants -- a shift from his campaign position in 2010 -- was spurred by "the foot dragging on the part of Congress in not creating immigration reform. "Because Congress has been so slow, I think they need a good push, and that's what I...