A Senate bill co-authored by Senator Steve Knight and signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, authorizes outsourcing to deal with prison overcrowding. It is a counterpart to AB 109, which transfers inmates to county jails or releases them on early parole.
Three years after the state Department of Education adopted the Common Core State Standards, school districts are receiving $622 million to begin implementing the standards. CCSS are designed to create a deeper learning and critical thinking experience.
Senate Bill 303, which allows retired peace officers from dissolved police agencies to obtain Concealed Carry Weapons Permits, had been authored by state Senator Steve Knight and was signed by Governor Jerry Brown on Monday.
State government officials are appealing a federal court mandate that California reduce it's prison population to 110,000 by the end of the year. County Supervisor Antonovich suggests outsourcing as the most viable solution to overcrowding.
Gov. Jerry Brown and the four living former governors are asking the U.S.Supreme Court to put a stay on releasing 9,600 inmates from state prisons, claiming the order would add to California's already high crime.
Assemblyman Steve Fox, D-Palmdale, announced Monday that Governor Jerry Brown appointed Lilia Galindo and Felipe Reina to the Antelope Valley Fair Board. They are both active members of their community.