Governor Brown is planning a November ballot measure to reverse a tough-on-crime sentencing law he signed the first time he was governor, 40 years ago. The ballot measure would allow nonviolent inmates to earn credits for good behavior to get a chance for earlier parole. It would also allow judges, rather than prosecutors, to decide when juveniles should be charged as adults. Scott Shafer, Senior Editor of KQED’s California Politics and Government Desk talked with Gov. Brown at his office in San Francisco Thursday about this and other issues.

Governor Jerry Brown Discusses Criminal Justice Ballot Measure 12 February,2016KQED News Staff

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