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  • Payback: Senate reject governor's nominee to CalSTRS Board

    04/06/2005 7:02:26 PM PDT · by calcowgirl · 2 replies · 230+ views
    AP - Monterey Herald ^ | April 6, 2005 | JIM WASSERMAN
    SACRAMENTO, (AP) -- Two months after Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger fired four of his nominees to the California State Teachers Retirement System board for opposing his privatization plan for public employee pensions, the Senate retaliated Wednesday by refusing to confirm a Schwarzenegger appointee who supports the idea. The Senate Rules Committee refused to confirm Kathleen Smalley, a real estate finance specialist from Los Angeles, to oversee the $125 billion retirement system, making her the newest casualty of a fiercely partisan struggle over the future of California's $300 billion pension systems. "Ms. Smalley's 'no' vote on the motion to oppose the pension...