April 2016: Dear Editor

Dear Editor: Governor Brown has proposed a bill far overdue, and I question his motives. I mean, is he just now realizing the prison problems for the first time? No. He has helped to perpetuate this mess, now he's trying to clean up his legacy to distinguish his administration from the failures of the past, think Davis and Wilson. Had there been another less benign option, no question we'd be talking about something else right now. Also, the changes he is proposing to make are band aid [...]