The campaign to overhaul California’s mental health system launched this week. The ballot measure committee is starting off with $6 million in the bank and is being led by Governor Newsom’s former deputy chief of staff, Lindsey Cobia, who will manage the campaign, and his former chief of staff, Jim DeBoo, who will consult. The proponents are calling the initiative “Treatment Not Tents.” Reminder: Proposition 1 will appear on the March 5 primary ballot.

Counties Analyze Possible Proposition 1 Implications

The California State Association of Counties (CSAC) released a memo on the Proposition 1 ballot initiative analyzing the Image removed by sender.impacts on counties. In it, they outline the existing MHSA impact on counties compared to the proposed BHSA impact on counties.