Speak Out About Governor Brown’s Planned Spending on Prison Expansion! #StopCABudgetRaid

This week, your voice can help us stop Governor Jerry Brown’s plan to spend more than $700 million in the next two years to expand the California prison system!

Let Governor Brown and the California State Assembly, who will likely vote on the governor’s plan as soon as tomorrow, hear from you!

 

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$700m could fund education for 87600 CA kids but @JerryBrownGov wants to spend it to expand prisons http://bit.ly/SacBeeAd #StopCABudgetRaid

 


$700m could fund tuition for 58400 students but @JerryBrownGov wants to spend it to expand prisons http://bit.ly/SacBeeAd #StopCABudgetRaid

 


$700m could fund Medi-cal for 73000 seniors but @JerryBrownGov wants to spend it to expand prisons. http://bit.ly/SacBeeAd #StopCABudgetRaid

 


Gov Brown wants 2 spend $700m on imprisoning our future. Tell him we want 2 invest it in CA’s kids! http://bit.ly/SacBeeAd #StopCABudgetRaid

 


Gov Brown wants 2 dip into $$$ that should be 4 social services, so that he can expand CA #prisons: http://bit.ly/SacBeeAd #StopCABudgetRaid

 


WATCH: How @JerryBrownGov is spending #CAbudget to expand prisons, not education: http://youtu.be/e8hmSp0GiK8?a #StopCABudgetRaid

 


Raid the #CAbudget for prison expansion? Join 1000s & tell @AssemblyDems ”no way!” http://bit.ly/17ebQwa #StopCABudgetRaid

 


Planned $700m on prisons will permanently endanger CA families & chance 2 rebuild health,education,services of our state. #StopCABudgetRaid

 


@JerryBrownGov: Reduce prison population now by implementing sentencing reform, elder & medical parole, & earned credits! #StopCABudgetRaid

 

 

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