May, 2010

Cooley as pension-reform poster boy

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

MAY 26, 2010 By ANTHONY PIGNATARO Recent news reports have mentioned our state public employee pension liabilities topping half a trillion dollars. This is an astronomical figure, but one that’s pretty hard for most people to understand. One easy way to make it easy to comprehend is to talk abou...

Zonies to boycott Cal?

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

I've been saying all along that California threats to boycott Arizona over the Zonies' immigration law are a massive joke. Now I'm really cracking up. Now Arizona is threatening to cut off the electricity they send to California. (Or "electricicle" as Eva Gabor used to purr on "Green Acres." Can we...

How To Do Business With The State

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

At an event I attended last week, I received a brochure titled “How to do Business with California State Government: A Five Step Process,” published by the Department of General Services (DGS). The quote on the front of the brochure is from Governor Schwarzenegger: “California’s economic pr...