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As California Counties Add Youth Offenders, Advocates Want Strong State Oversight
As a July 1 date approaches to halt admissions at California's youth prison system, some say the governor’s office has not invested enough.
California Leaders Join Behavioral Health Task Force
As California works to transform its Medicaid program, a new statewide task force will tackle how to improve the state’s mental health and drug abuse services for its most vulnerable residents.
California Governor’s Opening Salvo: Scrapping Its Juvenile Justice System
California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) promised to “end the juvenile justice system as we know it” on Thursday as he unveiled his first budget. On a day when he announced major investments in early childhood education, home visiting programs and higher education, Newsom said that big changes are coming to the state’s Division of Juvenile Justice.