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Prop 47

California’s Budget Must Reflect Our Values, and Our Promises

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 13, 2016 MEDIA CONTACT Katie Smith, Communications Director KSmith@advanceproj.org, 213-406-9158   California’s Budget Must Reflect Our Values, and Our Promises. We ask the Governor to allot needed funding for Early Care and Education and Proposition 47. LOS ANGELES — Governor Brown once again set a cautious tone for his budget, and

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Los Angeles destinará fondos ahorrados por Proposición 47 a la comunidad

May 2, 2016 La Opinion  By Eduardo Stanley El pasado 12 de abril, el condado de Los Angeles aprobó dos resoluciones relacionadas a la Proposición 47, aceptada por los votantes en noviembre de 2014 y que contribuyó a la reducción de la población carcelaria en el estado de California. La primera resolución busca detectar mejor

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Where are all the Prop 47 savings? L.A. County has no idea

April 6, 2016 L.A. Times Read the full article. The Los Angeles County auditor reported Tuesday that Proposition 47 has generated millions of dollars in cost savings, but the most significant part of his findings had to do with the county’s jarringly inadequate grasp of the basic numbers that describe and measure its workload. You

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Audit of LA County Prop. 47 Savings Shows $13.7 million Available for Investment in Prevention; Need for More Transparency and Better Tracking of Data

For Immediate Release April 5, 2016 Contact: Sybil Grant Sybil@behr-communications.com 213-761-2968 Audit of LA County Prop. 47 Savings Shows $13.7 million Available for Investment in Prevention; Need for More Transparency and Better Tracking of Data LA Coalition for Safety and Justice Calls on Board of Supervisors to direct savings towards prevention in 2016-17 budget and

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L.A. County creates Prop. 47 task forces to help ex-offenders

Tuesday, December 1, 2015  Los Angeles Times Abby Sewell, Contact Reporter Read the full article Los Angeles County officials voted Tuesday to set up two task forces aimed at helping residents convicted of felonies that are now eligible for reduction to misdemeanors under California’s Proposition 47. The ballot measure passed by California voters last year

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