$15 Minimum Wage Would Cost California Taxpayers $3.6 BillionA legislative analysis says raising the minimum wage in California to the highest statewide level in the nation would eventually cost taxpayers an additional $3.6 billion a year.
Gov. Brown Appoints 26 As Part Of State ReorganizationGov. Jerry Brown has made 26 appointments as part of his reorganization of state government, which takes full effect this week.
SJ Mercury: Public Picks Up $221 Million Gov't Pension Tab A Bay Area newspaper is calling attention to what it says is a costly and little-known perk of public employment -- having some or all of the employee's pension contributions covered by taxpayers.