Niraj Chokshi

Washington Post

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Reporter for the Washington Post's GovBeat, the Post's state and local policy blog

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The Pentagon has been criticized for “militarizing” local police departments by handing out surplus equipment.

Schools Receive Military Equipment

The Pentagon has been criticized for “militarizing” local police departments by handing out surplus equipment.

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Joe Mathews says that focusing on the state budget, when it appears in good shape, obscures California’s systemic failures.

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