Officials: Budget crisis will hit deep, hurt bad Other Issues, posted by Editor, Mountain View Voice Online, on May 22, 2009 at 5:52 pm
Grim, dire, unprecedented, catastrophic, devastating. Officials from school districts and cities, counties, special districts and state programs are grasping for adjectives to describe California's budget crisis. Those are some.
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Posted by Fannie, a resident of the Cuesta Park neighborhood, on May 22, 2009 at 5:52 pm
The massive overtime fraud by public employee union members must be stopped. The wholesale trading of time so that a 40 hour week results in massive overtime with time worked only 2.5 days is criminal. Additionally, the fact that there are so many workers and yet massive overtime is still accumulated points to nothing other than organized crime against the California taxpayer. Cutting all overtime will save possibly billions as salaries of $60,000 plus benefits will no longer mean $150,000 plus benefits.
Posted by Outsider, a resident of another community, on May 22, 2009 at 11:34 pm
Good luck California. You brought this upon yourself by not getting to the polls and not doing your research. Now the state that used to be the envy of all others is the laughingstock. How sad for you.