Gov. Jerry Brown arrives for the State of the State in the Assembly Chamber at the State Capitol on Thursday January 21, 2016. (Paul Kitagaki Jr. / firstname.lastname@example.org)
By David Siders
February 27, 2016 7:43 PM
- California governor defends administration’s handling of crime initiative
- Brown supporters expected to start circulating petition immediately
- Brown says “the process worked”
Gov. Jerry Brown said Saturday that it only took so long to file his ballot initiative to make certain nonviolent felons eligible for early parole because he was consulting with law enforcement groups, saying the “process worked” despite legal uncertainty surrounding the measure.
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