Budget Battle: Tweet & Call to Keep the Pressure on!

The Legislature has until midnight on Sunday to pass the budget, but the Committee still hasn’t voted on the jail construction dollars. We aren’t surprised by the delay, your pressure has kept the debate on this money lively! For example last Thursday, in the battle over the money Senator Hancock said “If there are no alternatives to … Read more

Projections of new county jail population raises hackles of activists who want no jail

By Jonah Owen Lamb @Jonahowenlamb | June 06, 2014 in the SF Examiner  Mike Koozmin/the S.F. Examiner Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi speaks with an inmate at the San Francisco County Jail. The gray monolithic block building of the Hall of Justice at 850 Bryant St. is one part police headquarters, one part courthouse and one part jail, among other … Read more