AM Reading: CA's tough guv; ME contracting dispute; SC pay raise debate
Posted 11 April 2012 - 11:30 PM
CA's tough guv; ME contracting dispute; SC pay raise debate
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Storified by Jon Ortiz · Thu, Apr 12 2012 03:24:17
The State Worker: Brown and Schwarzenegger -- who's been the tougher boss?By Jon Ortiz A wave of emails hit The State Worker's in-box after a Bee report on Monday noted that Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown's...Reforming government step by stepA California think tank's multi-pronged ballot proposal draws opposition from labor, environmentalists and the governor's strateg...Report: Pepper-spray incident at UC Davis was a result of 'systemic and ...Instead, they responded with such a lack of communication and decision-making that it represented "systemic and repeated failures&qu...Editorial: UC Davis pepper spray debacle belongs to KatehiThe independent assessment of events leading up to the infamous Nov. 18 pepper-spraying incident at the University of California, Davis, ...Arnold Schwarzenegger turns to his fans for the latest re-inventionBy David Siders At work on his autobiography, the former governor asked his league of Twitter followers and Facebook fans Wednesday what ...Click the link below to open PAGE 2.
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<h2></h2>Storified by Jon Ortiz · Thu, Apr 12 2012 03:28:03
Oklahoma legislator seeks study of state workers' payBy Michael McNutt | Published: April 11, 2012 Leave a comment A state lawmaker known for filing bills to cut state spending and to reduce...Politics Of Relocating State WorkersHouse Speaker Gunn accused of protecting his turf in Clinton, where 600 people work at state dept. of revenue. (more) Business leaders in...State's use of private contractors spurs union complaintThe union filed a complaint Tuesday with the Maine Labor Relations Board asking it to stop the state from contracting out work that's...Gov. Bill Haslam's civil service reform bill clears HouseBill Haslam's civil-service reform bill passed the GOP-controlled House today on a 74-19 vote. The legislation, scheduled to come up ...Senators likely to debate higher pay for workersby AP COLUMBIA, SC (AP) -- The Senate's tweaks to the House spending plan for 2012-13 may include higher raises for state workers and...Transparency website breaks new ground(The exception is Quinn's salary itself.) Elected officials' salary information is no secret, but if state government goes to the...Senate failed to fix 'double-dip'State workers also are contributing more toward their pensions. Yet a state law would have provided a uniform standard and more assurance...Right-to-work bill returns to state Senate todayBill supporters say it gives state workers a choice, freedom of association and the right not to support something they oppose. They also...
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