Come January, either Kevin McCarty or Steve Cohn will represent California’s 7th Assembly District, which includes the state’s defective Board of Equalization headquarters in downtown Sacramento.
After months of rancorous talks over pay and a threat to strike, California’s state building operators have ratified a contract with Gov. Jerry Brown.
Our most recent State Worker column focused on CalPERS board candidate David Miller’s campaign to represent state workers. Here are some clips of Miller, recorded during a lunch break interview at The Bee’s Capitol Bureau on Sept. 9, 2014.
The director of California’s Department of Health Care Services will leave his post by year’s end, according to a letter to employees issued by Health and Human Services Agency Secretary Diana Dooley.
Our story in todays Bee highlights State Controller John Chiangs thumbs-down audit of CalPERS efforts to discover and to deter pension spiking. CalPERS strongly disagrees with the assessment.
Amid CalPERS board candidate David Miller’s suggestions that “dirty tricks” are behind the theft of his campaign’s signs, his opponent, Theresa Taylor, said that the signs’ disappearance “is a non-story” and that her campaign’s signs have also been removed from parts of downtown Sacramento.
Our story in todays Sacramento Bee highlights a new state audit about errors in state leave accounting that credited some employees with more paid time off than theyve actually earned. This link opens a summary of the report or those who want to dive more deepling into the audit can read it here.