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California Governor Jerry Brown (C) is applauded by Speaker of the Assembly John Perez (L) Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (R) before delivering the State of the State address at the California State Capitol on January 31, 2011 in Sacramento, California. One month after taking office, Gov. Brown delivered the State of the State address to a joint session of the California State legislature. (Sullivan/Getty Images)

Panel Approves 2 Percent Pay Raise For California Lawmakers, Officials

A citizens’ commission has approved 2 percent cost-of-living salary increases for lawmakers and statewide officials, including the governor and attorney general.

06/20/2014

A view of the California State Capitol in Sacramento, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: California’s Lawmakers Get A Pay Raise

California state lawmakers are receiving more in their pay checks, as a raise went into effect on Monday. The California Citizens Compensation Commission approved the increase of more than five percent back in June.

12/02/2013

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State Lawmakers Getting A Raise

California lawmakers and statewide elected officials will have a little extra cash in their pockets this holiday season, as their paychecks rise by more than 5 percent starting Sunday.

11/29/2013

California Gov. Jerry Brown (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown, State Lawmakers To Get Pay Raises

California lawmakers will get a pay raise of nearly $5,000 this year while the governor will see an increase of nearly $9,000 after a citizens’ panel voted Wednesday to restore some of the cuts it made during the recession.

06/19/2013

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

End To Lawmaker Perk Could Cost California More In Long Run

California lawmakers are going to lose a big perk this week: their mostly-state-funded cars. Interestingly, though, the change could actually cost taxpayers more in the long run.

11/28/2011

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Free Ride Ends For California Lawmakers

A state panel has slashed the amount of money California taxpayers will spend to keep legislators on the road.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/14/2011

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