Archive for April 11th, 2016

The Sacramento Bee: California ballot measure signature bonanza continues

Money

Capitol Alert
By Jim Miller
jmiller@sacbee.com
April 10, 2016 – 4:30 PM

  • Campaigns paying $5 and up to get signatures, with volunteers assisting
  • Ballot measure committees raising big money in recent weeks
  • ‘Suggested’ filing deadline of April 26, qualification deadline of June 30

With a suggested filing deadline later this month, proponents of would-be November ballot measures continue to shell out big bucks to try to collect hundreds of thousands of voter signatures.

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Pensions

Ed Mendel
April 11, 2016

Gov. Brown’s plan to reduce state worker retiree health care costs got only a small nod in a tentative CSU faculty contract agreement last week. But three unions have agreed to begin paying down one of the state’s fastest-growing costs and largest debts.

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