CA Awarding Grants to Help Released Offenders

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California's Proposition 47 downgraded six drug and theft crimes to misdemeanors and allowed defendants to renegotiate their punishments. This spring, the state will begin awarding $103 million in grants, all funded by the ballot initiative’s cost savings from keeping fewer nonviolent offenders in prison, the Los Angeles Times reports. For the measure’s supporters, it is a long-awaited step . . .

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