Santa Clara County Moves Forward with Jail Plan

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously last month to take steps toward the construction of a new jail in San Jose.

Brown Extends Inmate Transfer Bill

California Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 1512 into law on June 23, extending inter-county inmate transfers aimed at reducing overcrowding and early release.

Santa Clara to Conduct Post-Realignment Assessment Study

Nearly three years after California’s controversial prison realignment plan went into effect, Santa Clara County officials have approved a jail study and needs assessment they hope will result in more improvement funding.

California Counties Learn Correction Funding Fate

Fifteen California counties will soon benefit from a $500 million investment in correctional construction projects.