California – Marin D.A. Joins Summit On Prison Overcrowding

Bay Area officials discuss Gov. Brown’s push to transfer prisoners from state control to local prisons. Larkspur – Corte Madera Patch, August 24, 2011 8:52pm Several district attorneys and other officials from counties around the Bay Area met in San Francisco on Wednesday to discuss recent California legislation that will soon put many offenders and parolees under local rather than state supervision. AB 109, a proposal by Gov. Jerry Brown to address overcrowding in state prisons and the state’s large budget deficit, will apply to people convicted of nonviolent, non-serious offenses, as well as adult parolees and juvenile offenders…[Full story at:

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