Skip to comments.CA: Furlough Fridays back - now three days a month
Posted on 07/01/2009 12:48:06 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger today said he will reinstitute "furlough Fridays" for state workers and ordered a third furlough day each month through June 2010 next year.
At a morning press conference, the governor also repeated his refusal to sign any piecemeal budget bills to avoid IOUS and said he will not sign bills on any other subject until he and the Legislature reach agreement on an overall budget solution.
"Though the legislature failed to solve our budget problem yesterday, rest assured that solving the entire deficit remains my first and only priority, and I will not rest until we get it done. I will not be a part of pushing this crisis down the road - the road stops here," Schwarzenegger said.
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How long before the public employee unions start rioting?
In Illinois, they are already rioting on the capitol steps, “demanding” and tax increase to pay for their useless, overpaid jobs and ostentatious benefits.
The temerity of these public sector unions makes me want to vomit.
As a taxpayer, I suggest they all go on strike, and see if anybody notices.
Probably not long. I expect to see something like it here in Kalifornia. If they get too out of hand, it may be a job for the unorganized militia. Now where did I put that cleaning kit?