Archive for September, 2012

One Year Later for Realignment, Californians Continue to Fight Against Jail Construction

September 28, 2012

For Immediate Release—September 28, 2012 Press Contact:  Isaac Ontiveros Californians United for a Responsible Budget 510.444.0484   Oakland—Monday marks the first anniversary of the boldest and most controversial of Governor Jerry Brown’s budget balancing actions – criminal justice realignment. A year later, reactions to the plan remain strong. “The good news about realignment is that […]

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San Mateo Board of Supervisors Push $160 million Jail Plan Forward

September 26, 2012

For Immediate Release—September 25, 2012 Residents Vow to Defeat Jail Tax on November Ballot Press Contact: Emily Harris Californians United for a Responsible Budget Ph. 510. 435.1176 Redwood City—Today, San Mateo’s Board of Supervisors voted to approve $44.2 million in the 2012-2013 budget, ramming through a plan to build a new jail over strong and […]

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San Mateo County Supervisors to Vote on Budget Residents Demand Supervisors Cut Jail Spending

September 24, 2012

For Immediate Release—September 24, 2012 Press Contact: Emily Harris Californians United for a Responsible Budget, 510-435-1176 What:  Press Conference and Board of Supervisors Meeting When:  Tuesday September 25th, 2012, 9:00am Where:  400 County Center, Redwood City Redwood City—This Tuesday, as the Board of Supervisors votes on the 2012-2013 budget, residents from across San Mateo County […]

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Hundreds of Community Members Pack Supervisors Meeting, Demand End to New Jail

September 12, 2012

For Immediate Release: September 11, 2012 Press Contact: Emily Harris, Californians United for a Responsible Budget 510 435 1176 Redwood City—At least 200 people from across San Mateo County packed San Mateo County Board of Supervisors this morning giving hours of testimony against $44 million in new jail spending slated for approval in the 2012-2013 budget.  […]

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Fight to Stop San Mateo County Jail Heats Up

September 10, 2012

For Immediate Release—September 10, 2012 Fight to Stop San Mateo County Jail Heats Up Residents Demand Supervisors Cut Jail Spending from Budget, Call for Hearing on Population Reduction Measures Press Contact: Isaac Ontiveros Californians United for a Responsible Budget, 510-517-6612 What:  Press Conference and Board of Supervisors Meeting When:  Tuesday September 11th, 2012, 8:15am Where:  […]

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