California To Appeal Ruling On Earlier Sex Offender ParoleGov. Jerry Brown will appeal a judge's ruling that California must consider earlier parole for potentially thousands of sex offenders, such as those convicted of raping an unconscious person.
Inmates Convicted Of 'Non-Violent' Felonies Will Be Considered For Early ParoleProposition 57 will allow parole consideration for people convicted of "non-violent" felonies after completing the prison term for their primary offense.
Sergeant's Widow Has Strong Words Against Prop. 57The widow of Sheriff's Sgt. Steve Owen spoke out against the so-called safety and rehabilitation act that Gov. Jerry Brown strongly supports.
Prop. 57 Would Increase Parole For Nonviolent OffendersProposition 57 would increase parole chances for felons convicted of non-violent crimes and give them more opportunities to earn credits for good behavior, the California Secretary of State's Office says.
California On Track To Pay Off $15B Bond Championed By SchwarzeneggerGovernor Brown's finance department estimates the total cost to the state to repay the bond will be $19.5 billion, which includes $4.5 billion in interest.