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March 19, 1995 - Presented To: Assembly Budget Subcommittee No.4 on State Administration - Assembly Member Steven T. Kuykendall, Chair
March 1, 1995 - Reinventing the State Civil Service
February 22, 1995 - Analysis of the 1995-96 Budget Bill, State Administration Chapter
February 22, 1995 - Analysis of the 1995-96 Budget Bill, Business and Labor Chapter
February 22, 1995 - Reinventing the State Civil Service
January 5, 1995 - The Legislative Analyst's Office (LAO) provides analysis and nonpartisan advice to the California Legislature on fiscal and policy issues, and has done so for over fifty years. The LAO enjoys a national reputation for its fiscal and programmatic expertise, and its high quality, nonpartisan analyses. The LAO is overseen by the Joint Legislative Budget Committee (JLBC), a 14-member bipartisan committee composed of an equal number of Assembly and Senate members. The office currently has a staff of 46 personnel-years - 36 analytical and 10 support, who serve as a nonpartisan staff respurce to all legislators.
January 5, 1995 - LAO Annual Report Fiscal Year 1993-94
December 27, 1994 - To help California compete for grants under President's initiative for Defense Reinvestment and Conversion, the state set aside over $50 million in matching funds and established the Defense Conversion Matching Grant Program.
April 1, 1994 - Analysis of the 1989 Budget of the State Bar of California
March 1, 1994 - Through its three housing agencies, the State of California operates 31 separate housing assistance programs. In this reprint from the Analysis of the 1994-95 Budget Bill, we examine whether these programs would be administered more efficiently by a single consolidated state housing agency.
March 1, 1994 - A major portion of state government expenditures is for compensation of state employees. Expenditures for state employee compensation (excluding higher education employees) will approach $10 billion in 1994-95. In this reprint from the Analysis of the 1994-95 Budget Bill, we discuss the employee compensation issues and options the Legislature should consider in enacting a Budget for 1994-95.
February 22, 1994 - Analysis of the 1994-95 Budget Bill, Business and Labor Chapter
February 22, 1994 - Analysis of the 1994-95 Budget Bill, State Administration Chapter
February 8, 1994 - We recommend that the Legislature enact legislation to establish a new, actuarially sound, retirement program for judges taking office in the future in order to reduce long-run state costs for judges' retirement. The legislation should incorporate the retirement plan developed by the Select Committee on Judicial Retirement, with modifications to further reduce state costs, as detailed in this report.
August 20, 1993 - The Legislature is considering legislation that would enhance early retirement incentives, otherwise known as "golden handshakes." In this document, we review concepts, current law, and pending legislation regarding golden handshakes. If the Legislature concludes that additional golden handshake authority is needed, we believe the Legislature should consider the steps outlined below as ways to assure accomplishing its policy goals.