State Senator John Briggs

Death penalty backers now urge its end

Judge (Donald) McCartin of the Orange County Superior Court sentenced nine California men to death. He firmly believed in the death penalty and did everything he could to assure er ...

Initiative will save big time

Ron Briggs is a five-term El Dorado County supervisor. He and his father, former State Senator John Briggs, and other family members organized the 1978 ballot initiative that gave ...