Covering Humboldt County courts on a regular basis, this problem is exacerbated
because NAPA is, often the only option. Local public defenders have to file contempt of court to get any action on transport for inmates that need to be transported to state hospitals.
Previous posts (I did):
It has been a year since these posts, we have had Supervisors and County staff travel for conferences, out of town. So what's the hold up?
But we have time to spend hours and meetings, locally and nationally to pass commercial cannabis ordinances that may or may not result in taxes and hurts small mom and pop operations.
Maybe our state officials like Kamala Harris need to stop funding legal expenses for illegal refugees or others like Jared Huffman holding town meetings while doing zip for real issues that affect people.
Moonbeam begging for federal funds while saying FO to President Donald Trump and passing laws like Prop 47,and 57 that release more criminals on the street but no funding for jails or additional rehab facilities or courts.
"Connolly said he anticipated further discussion on the issue next week when supervisors are scheduled to consider adoption of Assembly Bill 1421, also known as Laura's Law, which gives local judges the authority to order severely mentally ill individuals to undergo outpatient treatment. The proposal is for a two-year pilot program to assess the effectiveness of Laura's Law in Marin."
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