News Releases

Chief Deputy Secretary Marisela Montes Discusses Prison Reform at Monterey Town Hall with Governor Schwarzenegger

Gov. Schwarzenegger today participated in a town hall hosted by the Old Monterey Business Association, AARP, California State PTA and the Monterey County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. The Governor discussed an aggressive agenda including prisons, healthcare, redistricting, water, public private partnerships, global warming, low carbon fuel standards, infrastructure, education and the May Budget Revision.

Marisela Montes, Chief Deputy Secretary of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, participated in the town hall. Montes discussed the comprehensive prison reforms the Governor recently signed into law. She also explained the new model of secure re-entry centers in local communities.

Listen to audio of Marisela Montes discussing prison reform: Audio (7MB MP3 File)

For Additional Audio please visit: