Bill Lockyer

California State Treasurer

Guest

Treasurer of the State of California

 

Bill Lockyer on KCRW

America's two biggest pension funds are the  California Teachers'  and  Public Employees' Retirement Systems  — abbreviated as CalSTRS  and CalPERS.

State Treasurer Calls for Divestment from Gun Companies

America's two biggest pension funds are the California Teachers' and Public Employees' Retirement Systems — abbreviated as CalSTRS  and CalPERS.

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In the second half of our program, we'll hear about the political maneuvering in Washington over raising the debt ceiling.

California Has Much at Stake in Debt Limit Debate

In the second half of our program, we'll hear about the political maneuvering in Washington over raising the debt ceiling.

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There have been rumors in Washington that some states, including California, are in such bad shape they should be allowed to  declare bankruptcy .

Lockyer Blasts Bankruptcy Idea for States

There have been rumors in Washington that some states, including California, are in such bad shape they should be allowed to declare bankruptcy .

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