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Proposition 66 Passed -- Now What For Jerry Brown?

December 8, 2016

California voters passed Proposition 66, which would expedite the death penalty in the state. However, Gov. Jerry Brown has publicly expressed opposition to it for years and is now caught in a difficult place.

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State Government

Bid To End California's Death Penalty Qualifies For November Ballot

June 17, 2016 | Ben Adler

Californians will decide this fall whether to abolish the state’s death penalty. County elections officials say capital punishment opponents have submitted enough valid voter signatures to qualify the measure for the November ballot.

State Government

How Death Penalty Initiatives Seek To Solve A Broken System

May 18, 2016 | Ben Bradford

California voters will likely decide in November whether to abolish the death penalty or to streamline the process. Proponents for two competing ballot initiatives met for a hearing at the Capitol Tuesday.

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Death Row Inmates Invited To Comment On Lethal Injection

November 12, 2015 | Ben Bradford

Prisoners on death row in California are being invited to comment on the procedure that could kill them.

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