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The state pension board on Wednesday approved nearly 100 types of supplemental pay that can be used to boost retirement benefits for newer public employees, one of which drew a strong rebuke from Gov. Jerry Brown.
A state pension fund committee on Tuesday approved retirement calculations for new government hires despite concerns about so-called "pension spiking" raised by Gov. Jerry Brown and local governments.
With only a few weeks left in the legislative session, lawmakers are negotiating the extension and expansion of a Hollywood tax credit designed to keep film and television production in California.
The federal health care overhaul has provided coverage for millions of Americans, but it has only chipped away at one of its core goals: to sharply reduce the number of people without insurance.
By Judy Lin -- Capitol Alert With the budget 32 days late, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger met privately with Senate Republicans for about an hour Tuesday in his office. Republicans immediately went into caucus. As he left the governor's offi...
By Judy Lin - Capitol Alert Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger says the budget impasse is now compromising California's forest firefighting capabilities. Sound familiar?
By Judy Lin -- Capitol Alert It looks like the budget stalemate will continue one more day. Senators have been instructed to stay within 1 hour of the Capitol, ready to meet at the call of President Pro Tem Don Perata, but there are no signs...
By Judy Lin -- Capitol Alert Senate Democratic leader Don Perata Thursday pressed Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to get involved in budget talks to keep the situation under control.
By Judy Lin -- Capitol Alert One of the ways Senate Republicans believe they can save taxpayer money is by looking for welfare fraud. Senate Republican leader Dick Ackerman estimates the state can save $35 million in the current budget year ...
By Judy Lin - Capitol Alert While everyone is waiting for Senate Republicans to release their list of proposed savings, the absence of a budget is playing funny tricks on state welfare and health care supplements.