Skip to comments.CA: Prison system money request draws criticism
Posted on 05/22/2003 8:44:38 AM PDT by NormsRevengeEdited on 04/13/2004 3:31:15 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
SACRAMENTO --California's prison system is asking for another $69 million because of overspending on its budget, fueled in part by rising overtime costs. Critics, however, consider the request another example of the Department of Corrections' failure to control runaway costs -- even as the state faces a record budget deficit that could spur tax increases and cuts to programs that serve the most needy.
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The Heimrich maneuver - It happens every year. :-\
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