While California is in the midst of a financial crisis, and state workers face a two day furlough (possibly three by July 1). Hormone therapy for transgenders continues in the prison system. These injections cost the state $1,000.00 a piece. Given every two weeks, to transgenders in the California prison system.
People in charge claim, if we take them off the streets, we're obligated to continue any therapy they were receiving before they were sentenced. When the fact is, they themselves removed themselves from the street with the crime they committed. Some transgenders will admit to committing the crime in order to receive the hormone therapy and see specialists in prison.
Blackberry's are being handed out to Supervisors like candy on Halloween. While the lower ranking workers continue to use one phone line, for an office holding up to 11 people, all doing a different job. Clinic RN's waiting for a phone line to call for an ambulance, while custody is waiting for the same phone line to do their part in getting the patient out to a higher level of care.
What's wrong with this picture, besides the whole picture?