Anthony York writes in the LA Times that thousands of transit agency employees around the state will be exempt from stricter pension requirements under an 11th-hour proposal expected to move through the Legislature next week with Governor Brown's blessing. The compromise would allow transit agencies to receive an estimated $4.3 billion in federal funds over the next year while ultimately letting the courts decide whether changes to state pension law can be forced on local transit workers. Read his story here. Jon Healy explains it all to you — and what could happen next — in his opinion piece here.
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