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County, city get $6 million grant for Prop. 47 community treatment


Last updated 7/3/2017 at Noon

Yvette Urrea Moe

County of San Diego

Communications Office

The County and City of San Diego will receive $6 million to provide substance abuse and mental health services to hundreds of people cited or charged with misdemeanor drug and property crimes across the region.

The Board of State and Community Corrections recently voted to award the grant to the County and City after ranking their joint proposal first among dozens of entries.

Approved by voters in Nov. 2014, Proposition 47 changed certain drug and property offenses from felonies to misdemeanors. Another key p...

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