CURB Overview of the 2022-23 Enacted Corrections Budget

Californians United for a Responsible Budget (CURB) is a statewide coalition of organizations working to reduce the number of people imprisoned in California and the number of prisons and jails in the state. We advocate for an investment in justice that centers care, not punishment. READ & DOWNLOAD THE PDF: 2022-23 Enacted Corrections Budget

Sacramento Bee: California could close three more state prisons. Gavin Newsom’s budget says

UPDATED MAY 13, 2022 BY WES VENTEICHER   Inmates walk across the grounds of Valley State Prison in Chowchilla, Calif., on Tuesday, July 27, 2021.    Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new budget proposal suggests California could close three more prisons in the next three years.   Citing reductions in the number of people in prison, Newsom’s … Read more

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 … Read more