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Federal oversight of state prison health care not ending any time soon

Since 2006, the federal courts have had a formal oversight role with California’s prison health care system – a result of a long history of poor care provided to inmates. A new scandal makes it seem highly unlikely that the state

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California state agencies easy targets for hackers

This is how the state government handles a department that has continually received sub-par evaluations: add employees, boost wages 17 percent and total spending on salaries by 36 percent. And as for retirement benefits, increase those by 79 percent total,

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Court order means early release for California inmates 33

Aug. 15, 2012 By Joseph Perkins California faces a Friday deadline to schedule the early release of hundreds, if not thousands, of state prison inmates. The deadline was imposed two weeks ago by a three-judge panel of the Ninth U.S.

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