L.A. Supervisors Delay Measure To Allot $20M for Programs To Keep Mentally Ill From Being Jailed
On Tuesday, Los Angeles County supervisors delayed a proposal to allocate $20 million for programs to keep more individuals with mental illnesses from being incarcerated. They postponed action on the measure until Sept. 30 so that a plan for how the money would be spent can be developed.
- "County Wants Plan Before Funding Ways To Divert Mentally Ill From Jail" (Sewell, Los Angeles Times, 7/29).