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Prop. 47 savings going where intended at last

June 17, 2017

Countering decades of increasingly draconian and expensive penalties for low-level, non-violent offenses, Proposition 47 offered Californians a compelling alternative. By reducing a handful of drug and property offenses from felonies to misdemeanors, the state could save hundreds of millions of dollars in incarceration and court costs and invest those savings into rehabilitation and crime prevention […]

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