Proposed State Budget Cuts AIDS Drugs in County Jails
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's (R) proposed budget includes $87.5 million for the California's AIDS Drug Assistance Program, but the proposal shifts the cost of providing medications for HIV-positive people in county jails. Patient advocates say the proposal raises new concerns about treatment continuity for at-risk populations.
- "State Budget Could Cut AIDS Drugs in County Jails" (Metinko, Oakland Tribune, 3/20).