Orange County Lagging in Race for Prop. 47 Grants

Across California, counties are jockeying for a share of $34.4 million in competitive state grants aimed at providing services for drug offenders released from state prisons under Proposition 47. But with the grant deadline just days away, OC appears to be behind the curve.

Rehabilitation Programs Not Seeing Promised Windfall From Prop. 47

When California voters overwhelming passed the ballot initiative calling for the release of non-violent drug offenders from state prisons, they were told more than $100 million would be available for rehabilitation services. But the current budgeted amount is drastically less.