Governor, Calif. lawmakers reach prison compromise, will ask court to delay inmate releases

  • by: DON THOMPSON , Associated Press
  • Updated: September 9, 2013 - 5:55 PM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Jerry Brown and the four leaders of California's Legislature reached a compromise Monday on reducing the state's prison population, offering to spend more money on rehabilitation efforts if a panel of federal judges will extend an end-of-the-year deadline to release thousands of inmates.

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