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What is CA’s bankruptcy-pension end game?

April 5, 2013 By Wayne Lusvardi In his absurdist play, “Endgame,” about a chess game where there are few pieces left on the board, Irish playwright Samuel Beckett wrote: “The end is in the beginning and yet you go on.”

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Legislature bringing defeated Prop. 31 back to life 9

March 14, 2013 By Wayne Lusvardi The voters spoke. Now the California Legislature is working to defy them. Proposition 31 was the only ballot initiative involving government reform that was defeated at the polls on Nov. 6, 2012.  Now it’s

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Brown proposal would force local school tax increases 7

Feb. 12, 2013 By Wayne Lusvardi Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed re-engineering of the California public school finance system takes a chapter out of President Obama’s urban policy playbook to covertly fund big city school districts with suburban money. We could

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