Steinberg Praises Negotiations on State Employee Cost Cuts
On Thursday, Senate President Pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) indicated his support for Gov. Jerry Brown's (D) efforts to discuss with state employee union leaders additional workers' compensation cuts. Brown is expected to outline a reduction of at least 5% in state worker costs in his revised fiscal year 2012-2013 budget plan that is scheduled to be released on Monday.
- "Steinberg: Jerry Brown Talks on State Workers' Cuts 'Appropriate'" (Van Oot, "State Worker," Sacramento Bee, 5/10).