California is truly in a category by itself--no more money to borrow, spend or . . .
Jerry Brown tells unions state payroll costs need to come down - Capitol and California - The Sacramento Bee: "State workers' pay is back on the budget chopping block.
Officials representing Gov. Jerry Brown met with state employee union leaders last week and delivered the news: A budget revision he'll release Monday includes a new proposal to cut payroll costs in the upcoming fiscal year.
The decision to take a bite out of state workers' pay comes amid a deepening California budget deficit that Brown pegged in January at $9.2 billion through 2012-13 but now is thought to be considerably more. . . . "
Somethin's gotta give.
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