California Prisoners to Help California Budget

Facing fiscal disaster as well as a court-order to reduce prison overcrowding, the California Legislature passed the Non-Revocable Parole Act.  Effective Jan 25, 2010, prisoner releases have recently begun under the less stringent parole policy. 

http://www.cdcr.ca.gov/

New York Times article:  http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/24/us/24calprisons.html?scp=1&sq=driven%20to%20financial%20brink&st=cse

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