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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.



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

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

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

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