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Hearing finds state development centers still rife with abuse 0

April 15, 2013 By Katy Grimes The Senate Health and Human Services Subcommittee No. 3 conducted a hearing last week and discussed the current status of the the Department of Developmental Services and its controversial developmental centers. At the hearing, the

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Disabled agency refuses to cut waste 6

Nov. 29, 2012 By Katy Grimes The Department of Developmental  Services is a massive state agency that could immediately cut $500 million from its annual budget, according to lobbyists and experts, by getting rid of the antiquated institutions that the

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Abuse of the disabled in state care detailed at hearing 2

Oct. 24, 2012 By Katy Grimes The most vulnerable people in California are caught in a bureaucratic nightmare with the state’s Department of Developmental Services. A Joint Senate Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review and Human Services held yet another hearing

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