If you free them, get them out of California and give them 70k year, most would never break another law?
Not talking mental ill violent offenders of course.
More than tuition at Harvard University
That’s enough to cover the annual cost of attending Harvard University and still have plenty left over for pizza and beer
Gov. Jerry Brown’s spending plan for the fiscal year that starts July 1 includes a record $11.4 billion for the corrections department while also predicting that there will be 11,500 fewer inmates in four years because voters in November approved earlier releases for many inmates.
Nearly three years after city voters approved a $1.2 billion construction program over 10 years, the city has yet to see the first building completed. Average per-apartment costs have zoomed more than $100,000 past prior predictions, the study by city Controller Ron Galperin finds.
average cost of $531,373 per unit
Wow, talk about corruption.
Any wonder why there’s a mass exodus of working and middle class leaving the state?
This article is about an audit report by L.A.’s own City Controller Ron Galperin.
Three Years And Zero Homeless Housing Units Later, LA’s Auditor Looks At Prop HHH Money
You might think high-priced land is to blame, but the audit pointed to rising construction costs as the main culprit. Galperin focuses particular scrutiny on what are called “soft costs,” including consultant fees, permitting and financing.
The audit found that developers are spending “an unusually high” 35% to 40% of their construction budgets on these soft costs (around 30% is more typical). “Actual land costs” meanwhile are at 11%, Galperin said.
Dam! The Clinton Foundation at least spent a 10% token amount of money to the cause for which it was received.
$1.2 billion and L.A. has nothing to show for it.
Got to hand it to them, that takes balls to be that blatantly corrupt.