Realignment in California: Much More than Just Jails

A quick Google news search turns up hundreds of articles about California’s ambitious "realignment," the part of Governor Jerry Brown's 2011-12 budget package that transfers immense responsibilities from the Capitol down to counties. [...] The Governor has misleadingly called the package “Public Safety Realignment,” but in fact, there are more dollars, more services, and more Californians affected by the realignment of social programs. read more