Jerry Brown http://wamc.org en Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary http://wamc.org/post/dr-alan-chartocks-morning-commentary-40 <p>WAMC political observer Dr. Alan Chartock talks about California Governor Jerry Brown vetoing a bill that would have allowed immigrants to serve on juries and the regulation of money in politics.</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 12:05:31 +0000 Alan Chartock 75132 at http://wamc.org Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary Brown challenges court oversight of Calif prisons http://wamc.org/post/brown-challenges-court-oversight-calif-prisons <p></p><p>SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown says reducing California's inmate population further to meet a federal order will endanger public safety and require the state to ignore its own sentencing laws.</p><p>After years of implementing changes, California would have to grant shorter sentences to inmates convicted of violent or serious felonies to meet the court's mandate.</p><p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 19:57:15 +0000 Associated Press 55309 at http://wamc.org Brown challenges court oversight of Calif prisons