Major Problems with State Prisons

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Last month's state budget failed to provide a blueprint for cutting $1.2 billion from the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Since then, there's been a prison riot at Chino and a federal court order to reduce the prison population statewide by 40,000 inmates in two years. What does Governor Schwarzenegger propose to do?


Credits

Guests:
Scott Kernan - California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Curt Hagman - San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors, Zachary Norris - Director of Books Not Bars, EllaBakerCenter.org

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Christian Bordal, Frances Anderton