California Improves Realignment Funding Formula


(09/24/2014)
Changes to California’s prison realignment funding formula based on poverty rates and the effects of state prisons on the counties in which they are located will result in correctional funding boosts for several counties. These funds will provide more support for jails and probation programs, and could be used to increase beds or expand efforts to end recidivism.

California Prison Realignment Controversy Continues


(02/06/2013)
California’s ongoing prison realignment adventure continues to evolve as various counties come up with their own unique strategies for addressing a changing justice system.