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Tentative furlough order favors Schwarzenegger
Sacramento Bee ^ | 1/29/8 | Andrew McIntosh

Posted on 01/29/2009 10:35:59 AM PST by SmithL

A Sacramento Superior Court judge has issued a tentative ruling ordering state Controller John Chiang to implement a Schwarzenegger administration plan to furlough state workers two days a month and cut their pay 10 percent.

Judge Patrick Marlette issued the tentative ruling this morning, rejecting arguments by several state workers' unions that the Governor's plan to save $1.3 billion with unpaid time off was illegal and unconstitutional.

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Marlette's ruling said the state's current budget crisis represented an emergency and the governor's order was " reasonable and necessary under the circumstances."

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections; US: California
KEYWORDS: budget; furlough; goldenstate; schwarzenegger; unionthugs; yourtaxdollarsatwork

1 posted on 01/29/2009 10:35:59 AM PST by SmithL
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To: SmithL

If they stop spending on unnecessary crap, they wouldn’t have to do that!

I’m surprised people aren’t marching on Sacramento with pitchforks since they don’t allow the 2nd Amendment there, demanding their tax refunds due.

2 posted on 01/29/2009 10:38:02 AM PST by fightinbluhen51 ("...If it moves, tax it, if it moves faster, regulate it, if it stops, subsidies it.")
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