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Watchdog Group Issues Warning Over California Clean Energy Plan

A California watchdog group says the state’s clean energy strategy will saddle ratepayers with soaring utility bills unless officials act soon to organize state energy agencies.

12/04/2012

(CBS)

California Pension Fund Says Reforms Would Cost More

The pension fund representing California teachers on Wednesday criticized a watchdog panel’s proposals to overhaul state employee retirement plans and said the changes would drive costs higher and were legally risky.

CBS San Francisco–03/09/2011

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Calif. Democrats Cool To Proposal Targeting Pensions

Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday criticized a watchdog organization’s recommendation that California freeze pension benefits for current state and local government workers.

CBS San Francisco–03/02/2011

(AP)

California State Commission Urges Freeze On Pensions

A California watchdog agency is calling on the governor and Legislature to freeze pension benefits for current state workers and overhaul the existing system.

CBS San Francisco–02/24/2011