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February 12, 2013
The Roundup: Dual-wage state doctors; inmate lawsuits; VA limits part-time hours

The Roundup: Dual-wage state doctors; inmate lawsuits; VA limits part-time hours

Storified by Jon Ortiz· Tue, Feb 12 2013 06:30:34

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Prison receiver says he is ending practice of dual-wage doctorsThe court-appointed receiver for California's prison healthcare system has asked prison doctors to end the practice of moonlighting withi...
Inmate Lawsuits Cost State HUGE SumSACRAMENTO, Calif. - Gov. Jerry Brown has begun aggressively challenging federal court oversight of California's prison system by highlig...
San Bernardino, Calpers fail to reach deal ahead of court dateSenior officials at the California Public Employees Retirement System, the biggest U.S. public pension fund and San Bernardino's biggest ...
Dan Walters: California vs. Texas debate rages on - The Sacramento BeeUnto itself, Texas Gov. Rick Perry's supposed business recruitment trip to California this week is nothing more than a publicity stunt, a...
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CalSTRS board to forward options for saving teacher pensions | EdSource TodayThe remedies won't come cheap. The choice that CalSTRS financial analysts recommend would boost payments, currently about $6 billion, by ...
State grasping at how to implement health care law for its own employees | Naked PoliticsThough Gov. Rick Scott fought the law since its infancy and Attorney General Pam Bondi took the matter all the way to the U.S. Supreme Co...
Pension changes coming for state workers - KeysNet.comChanges to Florida law for government-backed retirement plans, now being developed in Tallahassee, could affect city, county and state wo...
Virginia limits hours of part-time state workersVirginia limits hours of part-time state workers Published February 9th, 2013 6:29 pm RICHMOND - Thousands of part-time state workers are...
Pension plan has Pa. state workers worriedBut a few things are certain under his proposal: The changes would not affect current retirees' pensions and would not reduce benefits cu...
Pension bill provision will cost $55 million, state workers' group saysA key provision of a pension reform bill that passed the state Senate last week is likely to cost taxpayers at least $55 million over the...

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