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Judicial Profile: Charles "Steve" Treat

June 16, 2016 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) Two years into his second term on the Contra Costa County Superior Court bench, Judge Charles "Steve" Treat has made getting it right his mandate.

Prop. 47 savings near $68 million

June 16, 2016 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) Touting savings reaped from Proposition 47, the Legislature approved a $39.4 million initial deposit to the Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Fund, plus $28 million for recidivism and truancy reduction programs.

Audio: Judicial Silence

June 16, 2016 | KQED
Court cases are in the news all the time. And you might think – –who better to talk about a case than the judge involved? But they won’t. Judges need to stay neutral.

Opinion: Serve justice by giving IE more judges

June 15, 2016 | Redland Daily Facts
There are a few things people ought to be able to expect from state government. Among them is ensuring there are an adequate number of judges in our court system.

California lawmakers approve budget bill – on deadline

June 15, 2016 | Sacramento Bee
California lawmakers, acting on the constitutional deadline to pass a state budget without losing their pay, approved a new state spending plan Wednesday that targets more money at a range of programs yet puts off some key decisions on affordable housing and the state’s cap-and-trade program.

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A primer on how the council is making local court funding more equitable across the state (2:53). 

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