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Session nearly over, and lawmakers talk . . . pension reform?

Monday, August 27, 2012

Case study in dysfunction, Sacramento edition: Now that the Legislature ends its two-year session on Friday, Democratic leaders say they’re finally ready to talk about  . . . public employee pension reform. And, of course, that means any bill that doesn’t get approved by Friday midnight dies. The Chronicle’s Marisa Lagos writes about it. Here’s the one sentence in her piece that tells you everything you need to know about why state lawmakers are held in such low esteem.

Details of what kinds of changes legislators will consider, however, are still vague.


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