Governor Schwarzenegger has made good on his threat to fire part-time workers and cut 200,000 full-time salaries down to the minimum wage. At the same time, Democrats and Republicans are working on plans to balance the budget by taking money from city and county governments. Are political leaders once again putting off the day of reckoning?
Public Services, Public Finance and Partisan Politics
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Schwarzenegger Drops State Employee Pay, Fires 22,000 Temps
The Department of Motor Vehicles has cut waiting times in half by hiring part-time workers. Today, Governor Schwarzenegger ordered those workers laid off . He also ordered...