On July 25, 2011, Governor Brown vetoed AB 455, a bill that would have drastically altered the manner in which public agency personnel and merit system commission appointments are made, and that would have decisively increased union presence on commissions. (LCW blogged about the bill on July 7, 2011.) AB 455, authored
This guest post was authored by J. Scott Tiedemann
Today, the State Assembly Committee on Public Employees, Retirement and Social Security passed S.B. 931 (Vargas). The bill, which was passed by the State Senate on May 16, 2011, is now headed to the Assembly Floor for second and third readings and a vote.