Archive for September 23rd, 2013

Calpensions: Judge rules retiree health protected like pension


By Ed Mendel
Monday, September 23, 2013

A superior court judge overturned a freeze on retiree health care for Los Angeles city attorneys this month, citing some of the same case law that made public pensions a vested right that can only be cut if offset by a new benefit.

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By Marc Lifsher
September 22, 2013, 8:08 p.m.

SACRAMENTO — The California Chamber of Commerce may have the Capitol’s deadliest aim when it comes to shooting down bills that its members don’t like.

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U.S. Senate

By Richard Cowan
WASHINGTON | Mon Sep 23, 2013 3:12am EDT

(Reuters) – The U.S. Congress begins a wild and potentially chaotic week on Monday that may or may not end with a government shutdown on October 1 but will surely do nothing to improve its low standing with American voters.

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