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Steinberg to launch mental health foundation
Sacramento Bee

Outgoing Senate leader Darrell Steinberg said Tuesday that after he leaves the Legislature at the end of next month he will form a foundation to work on mental-health policy issues, an area that has long been a priority for the Sacramento Democrat.

The announcement came in the form of a tweet and was confirmed by Steinberg spokesman Rhys Williams. Steinberg was not immediately available to comment, but during a Twitter chat about the large number of mentally ill people who fill California prisons, he wrote: