Supes approve budget allocating state realignment funding Comments on Stories, posted by , a resident of , on Jan 17, 2013 at 8:59 am
The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a $20.7 million budget to support state inmates re-routed to county jails under California's realignment plan. The funds will expand some departments and cover operational costs associated with the hundreds of additional low-level offenders that would previously have been housed in state prison.
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Posted by Ms. Bunny, a resident of San Ramon, on Jan 17, 2013 at 8:59 am
I am heartened that this is finally taking place...A long time coming and very needed if not wholly worthwhile for all. There has been such a disparaging different in facilities and housing of low-level vs. serious criminals. This is, a step in the RIGHT direction...