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Fighting public service ‘corruption’ 21

Aug. 27, 2012 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO — During recent travels to Madison and Milwaukee for some research about reform-minded Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s survival of a union-backed recall, I found little residual anger among the friendly folks there,

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Bankruptcy no panacea for pensions 16

Aug. 20, 2012 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO – Municipal bonds have long been among the safest investments, but a coming wave of municipal bankruptcies in California — and the disturbing way one of those cities is stiffing its bondholders —

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Mayor takes on Anaheim violence 1

Aug. 6, 2012 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO — After Tom Tait was sworn in as mayor of Anaheim in November 2010, he issued a statement announcing the city’s commitment to “kindness and freedom.” One reader — knowing this to be

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