Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Schwarzenegger orders furloughs, California may start issuing IOUs in August

by Calculated Risk on 7/28/2010 04:01:00 PM

From the Sacramento Bee: Schwarzenegger orders more furloughs

[Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's] new executive order requires employees take three unpaid days off per month. But unlike that policy, it has no termination date: Furloughs will end when lawmakers pass a 2010-11 budget.
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The governor made the decision this week after Controller John Chiang said that unless lawmakers enacted a budget soon, the state's cash would go into the red by October. Chiang said he'll start issuing IOUs in August or September to conserve funds as long as possible.
And the beat goes on ...