The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

August 18, 2011
CalSTRS funding labeled 'high risk' issue confronting California

State Auditor Elaine Howle has placed funding the California State Teachers' Retirement System on a growing list of "high risk" issues facing state government. CalSTRS joins a fiscal and political gallery of tough problems that include the state's budget, managing the state's workforce and maintaining California's infrastructure.

Bee colleague Dale Kasler has more in this report. You can read the audit below. Click here to see a summary of California's high-risk issues and departments.
The California State Auditor's Updated Assessment of High‑Risk Issues the State and Select State Agencies ...

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