Archive for August 31st, 2015

Riverside-County-Seal

What happens could be an indicator for negotiations with other labor units whose deals expire next year.

Published: Aug. 30, 2015 – Updated: 11:14 p.m.

Members of a union representing Riverside County prosecutors and other county lawyers have been working since the end of June without a new contract and the county is taking a firm line on pay raises, according to the union’s president.

To read story by Jeff Horseman in The Press-Enterprise, click here.

calpers

Under a proposal, CalPERS would begin slowly moving more money into safer investments such as bonds.

By Melody Petersen
August 30, 2015

California taxpayers have never paid more for public worker pensions, but it’s still not enough to cover the rising number of retirement checks written by the state’s largest pension plan.

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Politico: Trump Is Setting the GOP Agenda

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump answers questions from reporters at the National Federation of Republican Assemblies on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Every Republican presidential contender is playing Trump’s game. And losing at it.

Politico Magazine

By Matt Latimer
08/30/15 – 08:52 PM EDT

Remember way back to two weeks ago when the Donald Trump candidacy was the best thing to ever happen to Jeb Bush?

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Donald Trump+Jorge Ramos

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump spars with Univision reporter Jorge Ramos at a news conference in Dubuque, Iowa, on Tuesday. Ramos was removed from Trump’s news conference. (Ben Brewer/Reuters)

By Janell Ross
August 30, 2015 at 2:15 PM

Univision news anchor Jorge Ramos called Donald Trump, a top Republican presidential candidate, “dangerous” in an interview Sunday on ABC News’s “This Week.”

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