Schwarzenegger's Threat to Cut 5000 State Worker's Jobs Is a Joke Since There Are Over 334,000 Of Them-
Original post made by frank, Pleasanton Heights, on May 18, 2009
The "black plowman" is trying to scare you, the voter, in passing the ridiculous propositions that solve nothing. Why do we need so many state employees? They take away $2 Billion in compensation from the approximate $100 Billion budget and then send the rest of the approximately $98 Billion plus onto education, city, and county governments which in turn distribute the monies to their employees, with total compensation packages mandated by union contracts.
Cutting 5000 workers is nothing compared to what every day happens in the private sector where companies cut much more than this number, and these companies don't pull in $100 Billion in revenues, like the state does.
Nominations due Monday for TV30’s Tri-Valley ‘Coach of the Year’ award
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Readers' Choice Ballot is here
It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Pleasanton Readers' Choice" â€” and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 21st. Stay tuned for the results in the June 23rd issue of the Pleasanton Weekly.