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Major progress cited in California prison inmate care
Fresno Bee

Nearly two years ago, Gov. Jerry Brown essentially declared war on the federal judges overseeing California’s adult prisons, declaring that the state didn’t need outsiders and their “nit-picky” edicts on how the corrections system must be operated. “We can run our own prisons, and, by God, let those judges give us our prisons back,” he declared in a defiant news conference. “We’ll run them right.”