|Budget Issue:||Inmate medical care.|
|Program:||Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation|
|Finding or Recommendation:||Require the administration to present at budget hearings a detailed plan on how the proposed $811 million in savings in inmate medical operations under the control of the federal-court appointed Receiver will be achieved. Also, fund in the budget year only those information technology projects proposed by the Receiver that are deemed to be the most critical.|
Please see our policy brief, The 2010-11 Budget: Prison Receivership Proposals Pose Significant Financial Risks, for more detailed information.