The State Worker Newsletter

It’s ballot initiative season

Assemblyman Jim Cooper, D-Elk Grove, right, outlines his proposed ballot initiative that would expand the list of violent crimes and make other changes to a recent series of laws intended to lower the state’s overcrowded prison population.
Assemblyman Jim Cooper, D-Elk Grove, right, outlines his proposed ballot initiative that would expand the list of violent crimes and make other changes to a recent series of laws intended to lower the state’s overcrowded prison population. AP

In case you missed it:

Potential ballot measures are flying out of the Secretary of State’s office:

Inmates could vote.

California’s sanctuary status could get pulled.

The list of violent crimes could grow.

Raul Bocanegra got disciplined for sexual harassment, but the political establishment came together to get him elected to the Assembly.

Filler’ up before the gas tax kicks in Wednesday.

From the opinion pages:

Lawmakers need to step up and help the public shine a light on law enforcement, The Bee Editorial Board writes.

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