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California Governor Jerry Brown announces his public employee pension reform plan October 27, 2011 at the State Capitol in Sacramento, California. Gov. Brown proposed 12 major reforms for state and local pension systems that he claims would end abuses and reduce taypayer costs by billions of dollars.
For once, here in California, a budget crisis is not at the top of the agenda. And 2013 is not an election year.
Here to tell us which issues will be in play at the Capitol this year, we're joined by John Myers, political editor for the ABC affiliate in Sacramento.