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October 18, 2012
The Roundup: California proposition tactics; CalPERS boosts long-term care rates; state pay costs rise

The Roundup: California proposition tactics; CalPERS boosts long-term care rates; state pay costs rise

Storified by Jon Ortiz · Thu, Oct 18 2012 08:05:53

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The State Worker: Public unions face choices in two-front ballot war - The Sacramento BeeIf he had just one vote on Nov. 6, the president of the California Federation of Teachers wouldn't use it on Gov. Jerry Brown's tax hike ...
Campaign watchdogs say Arizona group's $11 million donation exploits loophole in California law - The Sacramento BeeIn California's ever-expensive ballot wars, voters typically know who funds advertisements that hold great sway with the electorate. But ...
CalPERS board adopts long-term care hike - The Sacramento BeeCalPERS has given final approval to an 85 percent rate hike for policyholders in its long-term care insurance program. The vote Wednesday...
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Study Finds State Workers' Benefits Grow 3 Times Faster Than Private SectorReporting Laura Cole STOCKTON (CBS13) - California's cash-crisis isn't stopping state worker salaries from growing three times faster tha...
Proposition 32 news and views ...
Dissent: Valley CPO rebuts CCPOA's Prop 30 & 32 positionsCCPOA town hall meeting Bakersfield By Ian Pickett I saw something so interesting, typical and sad today.
Villaraigosa to Latino Voters: Reject Prop 32 | ATVNMayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Latino community leaders pled Wednesday for the Latino community of California to reject Proposition 32. T...
Battle over union clout draws big moneyCalifornia's powerful unions are backing Gov. Jerry Brown's campaign for tax hikes, but their first priority this year is defeating Propo...
Prop. 32's real purpose is to cripple labor unions politicallySACRAMENTO - Proposition 32 is stark proof that often you can tell a ballot initiative by its cover. Its promoters call their measure "Th...
Pensions and politics ...
State pension changes will save taxpayersOne of the most far reaching and significant accomplishments enacted by the Legislature earlier this year is the revamping of the state's...
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY: Elected officials pay on ballot | Breaking News | PE.com - Press-EnterpriseSan Bernardino County voters will face two competing measures Nov. 6 that will decide how much supervisors should be paid. Measure R, bac...
Charlie Hales 'adjusts' campaign contribution limits to take more money from unionsPortland mayoral candidate Charlie Hales is amending his self-imposed campaign contribution caps so he can accept big in-kind donations f...
Despite restrictions, corporations helped with Democratic conventionMany corporations provided in-kind goods and services * Host committee took out a $10.9 million loan By Alina Selyukh and Alexander Cohen...
Daniels, legislators 'burn' state debtIndianapolis Burn, baby, burn-especially when it comes to Indiana's debt. With help from legislators and state employees, Governor Mitch ...

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