SAN FRANCISCO - California officials say the state has done enough to fix health care at its prisons and a federal court should dismiss a receiver who has ordered the state to spend $8 billion to build and renovate prison hospitals.

The hospital building plan - which the state has considered paying for with revenue bonds - is a "gold-plated," "utopian" luxury the state can't afford as it struggles to close a two-year $41.6 billion budget gap, Attorney General Jerry Brown said this week.

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