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Taxpayer danger lurks beneath California’s employment numbers
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Taxpayer danger lurks beneath California’s employment numbers

Pixabay.comCalifornia’s labor force has seemingly hit a plateau — an unusual occurrence given the strength of the national economy. ■ By Jon Coupal / Contributed On a superficial level, things look pretty good in California. Sure, we have big problems with wildfires and other periodic disasters, but the state’s finances have made a strong recovery since the depths of the recession. Indeed, Gov. Brown has repeatedly touted the multi-billion-dollar surplus and the state’s balanced budget. But objective assessments from government experts and academicians have warned of troubling aspects of the state’s financial condition. These include mega projects we can’t pay for, business flight out of California, unfunded pension obligations in the

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