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CA Corrections Chief: New Medical Center Proves Federal Judges Wrong

June 26, 2013 | 6:30 am

CA Corrections Chief: New Medical Center Proves Federal Judges Wrong

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The head of California’s Corrections and Rehabilitation Department said a brand-new $840 million medical center is proof that federal judges are wrong about health care in the state’s crowded prison system. Dedicating the California Health Care Facility in Stockton Tuesday morning, Corrections Secretary Jeffrey Beard said the 1,700-bed complex will provide state-of-the-art care for California’s […]

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Brown’s New California Prisons Chief: System is Providing ‘Constitutional Level of Care’

February 4, 2013 | 2:05 pm

Brown’s New California Prisons Chief: System is Providing ‘Constitutional Level of Care’

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The state’s prison system has been engaged in a massive, multiyear and multibillion-dollar effort to reduce its inmate population and improve health care delivery, mandated by a federal appeals’ panel in a decision upheld by the Supreme Court. If you ask the Brown administration, the work is done – and it’s time for courts to […]

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