SACRAMENTO, Calif.— After tackling pension changes for public employees and teachers, Gov. California faces an estimated $72 billion unfunded liability for more than 800,000 state employees and their families to provide health coverage once workers retire from civil service and for those who have already retired. California has one of the biggest retiree...
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan 9- California Democratic Governor Jerry Brown on Friday released his 2015-16 state budget, calling for $113 billion in proposed general fund spending, up just 1.4 percent from the year before despite the state's substantial economic recovery. Brown stuck to his plan to increase funding for the University of California by 4 percent, but...
NEW YORK/ WILMINGTON, DELAWARE, Sept 9- Puerto Rico's indebted power authority better get used to some tough love from its new chief restructuring officer, Lisa Donahue, who has earned a reputation for decisiveness, hard work and a cold-blooded devotion to cutting costs.
MIAMI, Sept 1- When Charlie Crist last governed Florida, his green energy and climate policies made him few friends among the state's powerful electricity corporations.
Can the U.S. learn about energy and water efficiency from the Middle East? Many regions of the Middle East have realized the potential of energy efficiency,
Oct 11- J.K. Rowling's first adult novel, "The Casual Vacancy," held on to the top spot of Publishers Weekly's bestseller list for the second consecutive week on Thursday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif.-- A ballot initiative funded by a billionaire hedge fund manager is asking California voters to do what Gov. Opponents argue that repealing the tax break given three years ago would make California less friendly to multistate corporations and threaten existing jobs.
LOS ANGELES-- As far as Tim Burton's concerned, you can't keep a good dog down. And you can't keep a good, old-fashioned form of animation down, either.
COLUMBUS, Ohio-- The casino set to open Monday in Ohio's capital is testing its operations with an invitation-only demonstration day. The $400 million Hollywood Casino Columbus says proceeds from Wednesday's games will go to five local nonprofit organizations.