Posts Tagged: Prison

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State, locals fight over realignment funds

For some, “realignment” is a four-letter word.

 

When the strapped state in 2011 approved shifting programs — incarcerating some prison inmates, for example — to the counties as part of a budget-balancing act, the idea was to give the locals enough money to handle the new responsibilities.

 

But it didn’t quite work out

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Prison health care contract cloaked in secrecy

Hundreds of millions of dollars are involved in a new state contract for prison health care, but there’s no telling now exactly much money California is spending under the agreement, which takes effect in just weeks. Even lawmakers are kept in the dark.

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