Gov. Brown Backslides on Corrections Budget, No Substantial Reductions to the Prison Population Only Costly Expansion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 9th Press Contact: Emily Harris, Californians United for a Responsible Budget, 510-435-1176 SACRAMENTO, CA – Gov. Brown’s 2015-16 Budget, released this morning, defies comments earlier this week that the administration is committed to shrinking California’s over-sized prisons by increasing prison spending by 1.7%, bringing the total Corrections budget up to … Read more