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Last Updated: 5/18/2012
Budget Issue: No ideal way to achieve potentially necessary compensation reductions
Program: State Employees
Finding or Recommendation: Given the severity of the state's budget shortfall, the Legislature will need to consider reductions in employee compensation. There are, however, no ideal ways to achieve such reductions.
Further Detail

Beginning on page 35 of our 2012-13 Overview of the May Revision, we discuss (1) the administration's proposal to reduce employee compensation costs and (2) options available to the Legislature to reduce employee compensation costs.