Unfortunately, we were not able to stop Brown's plan in the Assembly hearing. It's on a fast track through the legislature, and it could come up for a vote in the Assembly as early as today or next week. The good news is that the leader of the California Senate is opposed to the plan and has presented his own plan. It's far from perfect, but it is an opportunity to slow down Brown's boondoggle. If you live in California, please take a moment to call your Assemblymember and ask them to vote NO. Here's a way to look up their contact info: https://secure3.convio.net/ebc/site/Advocacy?alertId=303&pg=makeACall
And take a look at this great 1 minute video from Beyond Bars that breaks down how bad Brown's plan really is.
Supporters are now helping to
Earlier this year, Governor Brown decided that instead of restoring much needed funding to California's education and safety net programs, he'd put a billion dollars in reserve for a rainy day. Now, he has release a plan to pump over a billion dollars over the next three years into the prison system. We simply can't let this happen -- it will devastate our communities as it further drains them…