Correctional Budget 2012-2013

This summary of the Correctional Budget 2012-2013 was put together by our allies at the California Correctional Crisis Blog. Governor Brown has released the proposed 2012-2013 California budget. The full details are here and the summary is here. The correctional budget comprises 7.8% of the total state budget including special funds. Looking just at general fund numbers, the … Read more

Californians Call Brown's Budget a Mixed Bag, Demand Further Reduction in Prison Spending to Save Social Services

For Immediate Release—January 5, 2012 Contact:    Isaac Ontiveros Californians United for a  Responsible Budget Office: 510-444-0484 Cell: 510.435.1176 Oakland CA— Governor Brown’s surprise budget unveiling today has Californians calling for additional cuts to the corrections budget to prevent even further slashing of welfare, childcare, healthcare, education, and job opportunities. The 2012-2013 proposal, which includes $8.887 … Read more