Archive for October, 2012

Controversial San Mateo Jail Plans Racking Up Unexpected Costs

October 24, 2012

For Immediate Release—October 23, 2012 Controversial San Mateo Jail Plans Racking Up Unexpected Costs Community Members Question Environmental Impact Press Contact:    Isaac Ontiveros                             Californians United for a Responsible Budget                             510.444.0484 Redwood City—At today’s Board of Supervisors meeting, the Supervisors approved an unexpected 77% increase in funding for extra environmental testing of toxic [...]

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Assemblymember Ammiano Criticizes Governor’s veto of prison media access bill

October 1, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 1, 2012 Contact: Carlos Acala, 916-319-2013 Sacramento – Assemblymember Tom Ammiano decried Gov. Jerry Brown’s veto yesterday of legislation that would have returned openness to California’s prison system. Ammiano’s bill, AB 1270, would have restored, not expanded as noted in the veto message, media access to the level that existed in [...]

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