Governor Jerry Brown

California governor signs criminal justice reform measures.

Series of New Laws Overhauls California's Criminal Justice System

Governor Jerry Brown signs a slew of measures aimed at reducing prison population and stemming the criminalization of people of color.

Several incarcerated firefighters in orange jumpsuits look on as a plane passes over a burned down field.

California Uses Prison Labor to Battle Dangerous Wildfires

Some 2,000 incarcerated firefighters from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation are earning just $2 a day to contain the largest wildfire ever recorded in the state’s history.

WATCH: Comedians and Activists Ask California Governor Jerry Brown, 'What The Frack?'

Comedian Kristina Wong: “You don’t sh*t where you eat, and you shouldn’t frack where you drink.”