public sector unions
To employ a cop in Vallejo still requires $230,000 a year, including $47,000 in annual CalPERS costs.
February 10, 2013
In California, a state psychiatrist was paid $822,000, a highway patrol officer collected $484,000 in pay and pension benefits and 17 employees got checks of more than $200,000 for unused vacation and leave. The best-paid staff in other states earned far less for the same work, according to the data.
December 13, 2012
Governor Scott Walker’s much-maligned reforms are working.
April 10, 2012
Another recall battle looms in the Badger State.
November 29, 2011
Who can ever forget the way government workers idolized Ronald Reagan?
April 21, 2011
How public-sector unions broke California.
April 19, 2010