Important Corrections Budget Hearings

CURB’s Policy Advocacy Committee will be mobilizing people to attend the following hearings. Please contact Emily at emily@curbprisonspendng.org or 510-435-1176 if you would like to join us!  Look out for more details soon.

For the most update information or to watch the hearings live visit the Assembly and Senate Budget webpages. Please review the Legislative Analysts Offices recommendations on the Corrections Budget

Who is coming to prison and why?
Assembly: Wednesday, March 5th
In Room 437 at 1:30pm

Topics include: Population trends, medical inspections, Avernal water shortage, valley fever, CHCF intake suspensions,  and rehab programs.

Who is coming to prison and why?
Senate: Thursday, March 6th
In Room 113 at 9:30am          

            Topics include: Women in prison, population trends.

Do we need more jail cells?
Assembly: Wednesday, March 12th
In Room 437 at 1:30pm

Topics include: Board of State and Community Corrections, realignment, local jail construction.

Do we need more jail cells? 
Senate: Thursday, March 13th
In Room 113 at 9:30am

Topics include: Board of State and Community Corrections, realignment, local jail construction.

3 Judge Panel Update 
Assembly: Wednesday, March 26th
In Room 437 at 1:30pm
 
Topics include: Capitol Outlay, Heath Care Receiver, update since  suspension intake  at CHCF, & Medi-Cal Enrollment.
 
3 Judge Panel Update
Senate: Thursday, March 27th
In Room 113 at 9:30am

 Topics include: Capitol Outlay, Heath Care Receiver, update since suspension intake  at CHCF, & Medi-Cal Enrollment.

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