December 27, 2012
Jail House Rot: California’s inmate medical program was put into the hands of a receiver after a federal court found the state was not providing adequate health care. Since 2006, the cost of health care has gone up.
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A psychiatrist working in the Salinas Valley State Prison raked in more than $800,000 last year, bringing national attention to California public employees’ high salaries and benefits. But there’s another cost the issue brings to ...