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California Gov. Jerry Brown discusses pension reform during a news conference on August 28, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Brown unveiled what he called "sweeping" pension reforms that cap benefits, boost the retirement age, prevent abusive practices such as "spiking" and require new state employees to pay at least half their pension costs.
Governor Brown signed nearly 900 bills into law last year, many of which will take effect on Tuesday.
For more on what you can and can't do in California come January 1st, we're joined by John Myers, he's the political editor for the ABC affiliate in Sacramento.