Denis Theriault

Reporter, San Jose Mercury-News

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Reporter covering the state capitol for the San Jose Mercury-News

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State firefighters and Highway Patrol officers have agreed to Governor Schwarzenegger’s  call for pension reforms  that would save the state some $72 million a year.

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State firefighters and Highway Patrol officers have agreed to Governor Schwarzenegger’s call for pension reforms that would save the state some $72 million a year.

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