I’m Christina Bellantoni, today’s Essential Politics host, as we follow several threads of news on the presidential campaign and here in the Golden State.
A BLOW TO BROWN: JUDGE BLOCKS PAROLE INITIATIVE
Gov. Jerry Brown was dealt what may be a major political and policy setback late Wednesday afternoon, when a judge blocked his much talked-about ballot initiative to change prison parole rules and revamp the juvenile justice system.
As Sacramento Bureau Chief John Myers reports, the