Gov. Jerry Brown discusses a proposal to reduce California's prison population, at a Capitol news conference Tuesday in Sacramento. In response to a federal court order to reduce the state's prison population, Brown announced a $315 million plan to send thousands of inmates to private prisons  or to  county jail cells to avoid what he and his supporters say would be a mass release of dangerous felons.
Gov. Jerry Brown discusses a proposal to reduce California's prison population, at a Capitol news conference Tuesday in Sacramento. In response to a federal court order to reduce the state's prison population, Brown announced a $315 million plan to send thousands of inmates to private prisons or to county jail cells to avoid what he and his supporters say would be a mass release of dangerous felons. The Associated Press
Gov. Jerry Brown discusses a proposal to reduce California's prison population, at a Capitol news conference Tuesday in Sacramento. In response to a federal court order to reduce the state's prison population, Brown announced a $315 million plan to send thousands of inmates to private prisons or to county jail cells to avoid what he and his supporters say would be a mass release of dangerous felons. The Associated Press

Our View: Brown should negotiate prison settlement, not move prisoners around

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