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Pay for Santa Ana Executives just behind City of Bell

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According to pay data collected by State Controller John Chiang, in 2010 former Santa Ana City Attorney Joseph Fletcher was the second highest paid city employee behind former Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo. Fletcher retired at the end of 2010 with a golden parachutte of $142,080 in addition to his $285,000 salary.

Controller John Chiang to Come to OC This Thursday!

If you can make it to OCYD this Thursday, please do. They’ll have a very special guest who knows a thing or two about the state’s current fiscal crisis. But don’t worry, there’ll be lighter moments, too. Dear Andrew, Young Democrats Meeting With Controller John Chiang We invite you to attend our next Orange County…

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…

Chiang The Controllernator holds his ground

State Controller John Chiang is holding his ground in respose to Governor Schwarzenegger’s Executive Order to temporarily reduce State worker pay to $6.55/hr until the budget impass is resolved. The Terminator gave the Controller till noon today to respond to thw order or he would move forward with legal action. In a letter to the…

High Noon in Sacramento

UPDATED We’ve got a showdown coming between the Governator Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Controllernator John Chiang. Here is Chiang’s letter to Schwarzenegger. Today Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger made good on his promse to issue an Executive Order cutting state worker pay to the federal minimum wage of $6.55 an hour until the state budget is passed.…

Will you stand with John Chiang against Arnold?

I just got this note from State Controller John Chiang this afternoon. I wrote last week that John had made it clear that he will not comply with any Executive Order from Governor Schwarzenegger to reduce the pay of state workers to minimum wage until a state budget is passed. When I received word that…