Sacramento Superior Court Judge Timothy Frawley has issued his final decision on whether Controller John Chiang overstepped his authority by refusing to issue state worker paychecks at the rate of $6.55 per hour. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger issued an order that state workers' pay be temporarily cut to the federal minimum last summer after lawmakers failed to pass a budget.
We wrote an online story today about the decision that you can read here. We're working on another piece for tomorrow's fiber and cyber Bee.
You can read the Frawley decision, which confirms his earlier tentative ruling, by clicking here.