So in the news today we have a few items that you may want to know about.
Governor, lawmakers blow deadline as budget hole deepens: The legislature and governor could not agree to anything yesterday. So we have now lost $3.3 billion in savings that would have been available to meet the shortfall. The state begins issuing IOU’s for June’s bills today.
Public administrator accused of mismanagement … again:Â The Orange County Grand Jury yesterday slapped another report upside the head of Public Administrator/Public Guardian John Williams. This is their second since May. Williams says there is nothing wrong, and Supervisor Moorlach says the conflict needs more discussion.
Moorlachâ€™s chief of staff resignsÂ : Speaking of Moorlach, his Chief of Staff Mario “Mini-Me” Mainero announced he will be leaving at the end of the month. Seems the kitchen is too hot for his liking. He is returning to his favorite past-time, teaching law.
â€œWeâ€™re all heartbroken over it,â€ Moorlach said. â€œHeâ€™s been so fun to work with. Iâ€™ve never met anyone as intelligent and bright as Mario.â€Â
As the saying goes… Those who can, do. Those who can’t, teach.