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Last Updated: 1/25/2011
Budget Issue: Targeted reductions to the judicial branch
Program: Judiciary
Finding or Recommendation: Achieve $350 million in savings in the judicial branch in 2011-12 by (1) making changes to court reporting practices, (2) utilizing competitive bidding for court security, (3) reducing trial court funding based on workload analysis, (4) fully utilizing contracting out for court interpreting services, (5) reducing funding to account for trial court reserves, and (6) transferring funds from the Immediate and Critical Needs Account.
Further Detail

Please see our policy brief, The 2011-12 Budget: Making Targeted Reductions to the Judicial Branch, for more information.