April 26, 2017: SENATE SPOTLIGHT - A pair of dollar-minded senators on plugging the cradle-to-prison pipeline
SACRAMENTO -- Sens. Ricardo Lara and Holly J. Mitchell, joint authors of a package of criminal justice-reform bills, answer asked tough questions while explaining the need for more rational thinking to save at-risk youths from the cradle-to-prison pipeline. Lara, D-Bell Gardens, chairs the Senate Appropriations Committee; Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, chairs the Senate Budget Committee. Watch their recent press conference on the package of bills HERE: (Photo by Ray Sotero).