Brown's $315 million prison plan at odds with Senate Democrats
Gov. Jerry Brown, laboring under a federal court order to reduce California's prison population by nearly 8,000 inmates, proposed Tuesday to spend hundreds of millions of dollars housing those inmates in local lockups and out of state. - The Sacramento Bee
Report: Tactical Weapons Stolen From CHP Officer's Car
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. -- The California Highway Patrol was searching Tuesday for a number of weapons stolen from an officer's car. - KTLA
Private lobbyists get public pensions in 20 states
ALBANY, N.Y. -- As a lobbyist in New York's statehouse, Stephen Acquario is doing pretty well. He pulls down $204,000 a year, more than the governor makes, gets a Ford Explorer as his company car and is afforded another special perk: Even though he's not a government employee, he is entitled to a full state pension. - Associated Press/ Sacramento Bee
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