Tag Archive for Furloughs

Orange County lays off more workers, seniority doesn’t count.

Today, Sheriff Sandra Hutchens will announce her planned cuts in staffing to address the $28 million budget cut the department must absorb this year. The Orange County Register’s Jennifer Muir reports some details this morning: Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens plans to lay off two assistant sheriffs and six captains to help rein in department expenses, according…

Yes Virginia; there is a Budget Deal and it ain’t pretty.

The Big 5 in our state government announced this evening that they have reached an agreement on the solution for California’s $26.3 billion budget shortfall. Steinberg: we have faced a cumulative $60 billion defecit since Jan. 1 Here is the video of the comments by Assembly Speaker Karen Bass at the Press Conference: UPDATE: Here is today’s report…

The Controllernator Says No.

The LA Times reports today that California Controller has sided with unions in suit challenging Arnold Schwarzenegger.  Accordingto the report State Controller John Chiang refuses to implement the governor’s order forcing state workers to take days off without pay. A spokesman for Schwarzenegger says the move is ‘politically calculated.’ Michael Rothfeld and Patrick McGreevy Reporting…

The Priorities of our “Out of Touch” Supervisors

Apparently Orange County Supervisor Chris Norby is still fuming over the presence of a contingent of Sheriff Deputies at the Board of Supes meeting on January 13th. Steven Greenhut over at the Register’s Orange Punch blog, and Jubal/Matt Cunningham over at Red County/OC Blog are ticked off too. Sheriff Hutchens had the misfortune of having to…