Sacramento has felt our pressure! As a result of our actions the Senate submitted a request for a plan to close Norco State Prison.
We have 2 more weeks until Governor Brown’s Final Budget is released. As it stands, the revised budget includes an “aggressive construction” of prisons and no focus on population reduction.
With your help we have been able to shrink the corrections budget by millions of dollars. And we know that we need that money to be re-directed to aggressive parole and sentencing reform, not aggressive construction.
We need your help to build families, jobs, and a better California. Not more prisons!
Press Release: State Lawmakers And Analysts Challenge CDCR’s Request For Billions In New Infrastructure Spending
March 22, 2022 State Lawmakers And Analysts Challenge CDCR’s Request For Billions In New Infrastructure Spending Community advocates call CDCR a “rogue” department, as legislators cite poor long-term planning and skyrocketing spending on incarceration SACRAMENTO, CA––Proposals for billions of dollars in infrastructure prison spending from California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) faced scrutiny yesterday