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Advocates Challenge Law Enforcement on How Prop. 47 Savings Should Be Spent

April 8, 2016 /

“The worry is that Prop 47 funds will be used for mental health treatment that is run by law enforcement,” says Lizzie Buchen, the statewide advocacy coordinator for Californians United for a Responsible Budget (CURB). “Jails are not a place where people can heal. They can be very traumatic for people with mental health issues.”