The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

March 16, 2011
Treasurer to Little Hoover Commission: Reopen pension study

110315 Lockyer.JPGState Treasurer Bill Lockyer sent a letter to Daniel Hancock on Tuesday, asking the Little Hoover Commission chairman to reopen a controversial study of California's public pensions that suggests current employees' accrued benefits should be frozen and then lowered going forward.

Lockyer slammed the report last week.

Here's his letter to Hancock:
Lockyer Letter to Little Hoover Commission

PHOTO: State Treasurer Bill Lockyer speaks to a legislative committee in 2009. Hector Amezcua / Sacramento Bee

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