CVU News

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:52am
(Auburn, CA) Don't let the name fool you, there is nothing "safe" about Proposition 47 "Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act." In truth, Prop 47 is a dangerous and radical package of ill-conceived policies wrapped in a poorly drafted initiative that will endanger Californians. State law enforcement... read more
Fri, 09/06/2013 - 5:43am
Michael Salarno helped bring sweeping change to America’s criminal justice system (Auburn, CA) – Crime Victims United co-Founder and longtime community leader Michael Salarno passed away this morning at his Auburn, California home. He was 82. Michael Salvatore Salarno, Jr. was born and raised in... read more
Wed, 08/28/2013 - 11:52am
(Sacramento, CA) – Yesterday, Crime Victims United President Nina Salarno-Ashford delivered the following statement at Governor Brown’s news conference where the Governor announced his plan to expand prison capacity and avoid additional early inmate releases.  CVU worked closely with the Governor... read more
Thu, 06/20/2013 - 11:33am
By Paige St. John, LA Times A panel of federal judges on Thursday ordered Gov. Jerry Brown to immediately begin releasing inmates from the state's crowded prisons. In a 52-page order signed by U.S. District Judges Stephen Reinhardt, Lawrence Karlton and Thelton Henderson, the court ordered Brown... read more
Thu, 05/09/2013 - 11:55am
Re "Brown needs to convene prison settlement talks" (Editorials, May 8): Your editorial urged Gov. Jerry Brown to get everybody to the table• to solve prison overcrowding. But your "everybody"• failed to include victims. Considering that the state remedy, AB 109, resulted in jail overcrowding that... read more

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