Sentencing reform Proposition 47 passes, Advocates raise concerns about where the funding will go

For Immediate Release – Nov 5th, 2014 MEDIA CONTACT: Diana Zuñiga, Californians United for a Responsible Budget or 213-864-8931 California – Tonight, California voters passed criminal justice reform measure Proposition 47. The proposition changes the lowest level drug possession and petty theft crimes from felonies to simple misdemeanors for some people. Although re-sentencing is not guaranteed, up to 10,000 people … Read more