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Image caption: As lawmakers head back to Sacramento, two issues will dominate the calendar.
More Housing, Fewer Prisons: California's Game Plan

Hanging over the heads of California's newly sworn-in state lawmakers — and likely to be top of mind when they return to Sacramento next month — are the state's intertwined housing and homelessness crises. That was made clear Tuesday, when …

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In Unprecedented Law, CA Will Seal Most Criminal Records

The new law makes California the first state that will automatically seal most criminal records for those who complete their sentences.

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Newsom Plans to Close Southern California Prison

Chuckwalla Valley State Prison in the Mojave Desert is set to close in March 2025. It’s the third prison Governor Newsom has shut down. The state inmate population is shrinking—down more than 60,000 inmates since a decade ago.

(Dec. 6, 2022) → Read the full The Sacramento Bee report
Villescaz Concedes State Senate District 6 Race

Paula Villescaz (D) concedes and congratulates her rival, former assemblyman Roger Niello (R). He will be returning to the capital as a state senator for the recently redrawn District 6.

(Nov. 23, 2022) → Read the full The Galt Herald report
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