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Audit finds funds for mental health services misspent
San Francisco Chronicle

There’s a crisis on California’s streets, and in its back rooms, and it’s one all too familiar to San Franciscans – one they thought would be assuaged with the passage of Proposition 63, the Mental Health Services Act.

Assuaged, because the 1 percent tax on incomes above $1 million has brought in almost $11 billion to date in funds was supposed to go for increased government services to treat people with serious mental illnesses.