The Bee's Sunday editorial about the California Correctional Peace Officers Association contract has prompted Corrections Secretary Matt Cate to respond with a rebuttal to assertions the piece made about the deal.
Cate's letter, published on the department's "CDCR Star" web page, fires back at 10 points in the editorial.
Update, April 20, 5:15 a.m.: The Bee's editorial board has published a correction. Read it here.
PHOTO: CDCR Secretary Matt Cate / www.cdcr.ca.gov.