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June 17, 2012 CAL WATCH DOG | STEVEN GREENHUT Despicable Group Shutting Doors
June 15, 2012 THE WALL STREET JOURNAL | STEVEN GREENHUT Now, the Union Pushback
June 14, 2012 INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY | STEVEN GREENHUT Union Pension and Benefit Reforms
June 14, 2012 CITY JOURNAL | STEVEN GREENHUT Think Long Comes Up Short
June 14, 2012 BLOOMBERG.COM | STEVEN GREENHUT The Wrong Way to Fix California
June 13, 2012 US NEWS | STEVEN GREENHUT ID Rules Prevent Fraudulent Vote Schemes in Key Districts
June 12, 2012 CITY JOURNAL | STEVEN GREENHUT Now, the Union Pushback
June 12, 2012 FOX BUSINESS NEWS | STEVEN GREENHUT California Voters Choosing Between Tax Hikes or Service Cuts
June 8, 2012 HUMAN EVENTS | STEVEN GREENHUT WI, CA voters send a message to Big Governmen
June 9, 2012 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT FROM FULLERTON TO SAN JOSE THE VOTERS GOT IT RIGH
June 6, 2012 PUBLIC SECTOR | STEVEN GREENHUT San Jose's mayor addresses legal challenge
June 5, 2012 CAL WATCH | STEVEN GREENHUT Unions trounced in Wisconsin, California
June 6, 2012 CAL WHINE | STEVEN GREENHUT Flashreport, Greenhut warnings on Fletcher vindicated 10-fold
June 2 2012 THE MODESTO BEE | STEVEN GREENHUT San Jose shows the way out of pension sinkhole
May 31, 2012 WISCONSIN REPORTER | STEVEN GREENHUT Even after Act 10, public workers outpace others
May 30, 2012 CITY JOURNAL | STEVEN GREENHUT A Progressive’s Progress
May 30, 2012 WATCH DOG | STEVEN GREENHUT Real progressives should support WI’s Scott Walke
May 29, 2012 BELTWAY CONFIDENTIAL WATCHDOGS: Cal pols hide public workers' names
May 25, 2012 REASON | STEVEN GREENHUT When Government Privileges Trump the Rights of Citizens
May 18, 2012 REASON | STEVEN GREENHUT Jerry Brown’s Broken Budget
May 17, 2012 CITY JOURNAL | STEVEN GREENHUT More Gimmicks, Less Honesty
May 16, 2012 BLOOMBERG.COM | STEVEN GREENHUT Yes, There’s a Case for Staying in California
May 11, 2012 PUBLIC SECTOR | STEVEN GREENHUT The Best Outcomes for Cash Strapped Cities in America?
May 11, 2012 REASON | STEVEN GREENHUT How the Kelly Thomas Beating Sparked a Citizen Revolt
May 4, 2012 REASON | STEVEN GREENHUT How Big Government Makes Life Worse
May 11, 2012 BLOOMBERG.COM | STEVEN GREENHUT California’s Law-and-Order Culture Shows Cracks
April 27, 2012 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT California to middle class: drop dead
April 27, 2012 PRESS DEMOCRAT face="Arial">ial">| STEVEN GREENHUT Pro teams play cities for fools
April 20, 2012 REASON | STEVEN GREENHUT America’s Slide Toward a Police State
April 19, 2012 WATCH DOG | STEVEN GREENHUT Attacks on ALEC hypocritical and unfair
April 17, 2012 SACRAMENTO | BEE STEVEN GREENHUT Cities don't win in stadium deals
April 17, 2012 CITY JOURNAL | STEVEN GREENHUT Reform by Any Other Name
April 16, 2012 BLOOMBERG.COM | STEVEN GREENHUT Sacramento Is Fresh Victim of Bad Stadium Deals
April 14, 2012 WATCH DOG Todd Spitzer on the Road to Damascus
April 13, 2012 REASON | STEVEN GREENHUT the Public Transportation Boondoggle
April 10, 2012 KOREA HEROLD| STEVEN GREENHUTHigh-speed rail takes Californians for a ride
April 8, 2012 BLOOMBERG.COM | STEVEN GREENHUT High-Speed Rail Takes Californians for a Ride
April 6, 2012 REASON.COM | STEVEN GREENHUT America's Reefer Madness
March 30, 2012 REASON.COM | STEVEN GREENHUT California Schools Need Radical Reform, Not Tinkering
March 12, 2012 WISCONSIN REPORTER | STEVEN GREENHUT Journalists still fighting old media battles
March 9, 2012 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUTWould you trust this bunch with your pension?
March 8, 2012 PUBLIC SECTOR, INC. | STEVEN GREENHUTSky didn't fall, but pols went back to spending
March 8, 2012 THE EXAMINER | STEVEN GREENHUT Manhattan Moment: Fiscal mess coming soon to a city near you
March 6, 2012 CITY JOURNAL | STEVEN GREENHUT BROKEN WINDOWS, BROKEN CITY
March 6, 2012 SGV TRIBUNE | STEVEN GREENHUT If Stockton is broke then why not California?
Feb 24, 2012 PUBLIC SECTOR | STEVEN GREENHUTNo wonder the nation doesn't like us
Feb 24, 2012 CITY JOURNAL | STEVEN GREENHUT San Jose and the Elephant in the Room
Feb 24, 2012 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT Bankruptcy may be only way out for cities, states
Feb 23, 2012 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT California’s Shocking Show of Fiscal Fortitude
Feb 23, 2012 OPEN BEAST EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS | STEVEN GREENHUT Steven Greenhut’s plunder views
Feb 20, 2012 REASON.COM | STEVEN GREENHUTPro-Union Activism at the California Justice Department
Feb 17, 2012 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT Harris distorts democracy to aid unions
Feb 17, 2012 CAL WATCHDOG | STEVEN GREENHUT Deputies Union Poisons Shooting Review
Feb 16, 2012 PUBLIC SECTOR | STEVEN GREENHUT California government employees lack rights!
Feb 13, 2012 PUBLIC SECTOR | STEVEN GREENHUT Kamala Harris' Mockery of the Democratic Process
Feb 13, 2012 PUBLIC SECTO | STEVEN GREENHUT Obama Mortgage Deal Bails Out CalPERS
Feb 10, 2012 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT Open children's court best for kids, taxpayers
Feb 9, 2012 SF GATE STEVEN | GREENHUT Taxpayers Prop Up California's House of Cards
Feb 5, 2012 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT Ding, dong, redevelopment is dead
Feb 4, 2012 CITY JOURNAL | STEVEN GREENHUT Think Long Come Up Short
Jan 26, 2012 NY TIMES OPINION PAGES | STEVEN GREENHUT Stop Rewarding Irresponsibility
Jan 25, 2012 BLOOMBERG | STEVEN GREENHUT Obama Defends Bailouts, Handouts and Cop-Outs
Jan 20, 2012 REASON | STEVEN GREENHUT Jerry Brown's Failed Vision for California
Jan 6, 2012 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT Blight barons of redevelopment plot comeback
Jan 2, 2012 REASON.COM | STEVEN GREENHUT Rampant Corruption in California Redistricting

2011
Dec. 31, 2011 PUBLIC SECTOR | STEVEN GREENHUT California Senate Banishes Pension Truth-Teller
Dec 31, 2011 CAL WATCHDOG | STEVEN GREENHUT Dems won’t tolerate pension dissent
Dec. 30, 2011 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT More proof of redistricting manipulation by Democrats
Dec.29, 2011 CAL WATCHDOG | STEVEN GREENHUT RDA'S HOISTED ON OWN
Dec. 29, 2011 CAL WATCHDOG | STEVEN GREENHUT CA SUPREMES KILL REDEVELOPMENT
Dec. 16, 2011 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT Freedom flagging, regardless who wins White House
Dec. 22, 2011 CAL WATCHDOG | STEVEN GREENHUT Political games, manipulation from Democrats in California redistricting process
Dec. 19, 2011 REASON.COM | STEVEN GREENHUT Fixing California's Broken Legislature
Dec. 16, 2011 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT Could more lawmakers do less harm?
Dec. 12, 2011 REASON.COM | STEVEN GREENHUT Jerry Brown's Disastrous Plan for California
Dec. 10, 2011 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUTThe real message in Gov. Brown's ‘open letter'
Dec. 5, 2011 HUMAN EVENTS | STEVEN GREENHUT California 'The Big State That Can't' (Or Won't)
Nov. 29, 2011 GADFLY RADIO | STEVEN GREENHUTwith Martha Montelongo and CalWatchDog CA's Prospects for Liberty and Prosperity
Nov. 28, 2011 CITY JOURNAL | STEVEN GREENHUTCan’t Live by Scenery Alone
Nov. 27, 2011 PUBLIC SECTOR | STEVEN GREENHUTAll California Needs Is A Massive Tax Hike!
Nov. 25, 2011 APPEAL DEMOCATE.COM | STEVEN GREENHUT'Think Long' report comes up short
Nov. 23, 2011 LEW ROCKWELL | STEVEN GREENHUTConservatives Side With Pepper-Spraying Thug
Nov. 23, 2011 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUTGetting serious about Ron Paul
Nov. 19, 2011 THE DAILY | STEVEN GREENHUT Op-Ed: A pension head fake
Nov. 17, 2011 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT GOP needs to rethink immigration
Nov. 14, 2011 REASON MAGAZINE | STEVEN GREENHUT Corporate Welfare and the California GOP
Nov. 7, 2011 REASON MAGAZINE | STEVEN GREENHUT Jerry Brown's Failed Pension Reforms
Oct. 31, 2011 PUBLIC SECTOR | STEVEN GREENHUT Slumping Revenues, Rising Pay
Oct. 28, 2011 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT Rural Rebellion Brewing
Oct. 26, 2011 THE NEW YORK TIMES | STEVEN GREENHUT Honesty, Not More Subsidies
Oct. 23, 2011 NORTH COUNTY TIMES | STEVEN GREENHUT Bureaucrats don't mind jobs 'leakage'
Oct. 21, 2011 CITY JOURNAL | STEVEN GREENHUT All in the "Family"
Oct. 19, 2011 PUBLIC SECTOR | STEVEN GREENHUT If Only Cities Could Tax Us More!
Oct. 19, 2011 PUBLIC SECTOR | STEVEN GREENHUT 'Jerry Brown's Union Salute'
Oct. 17, 2011 HUMAN EVENTS | STEVEN GREENHUT Gov. Jerry Brown Shows His Union Label
Oct. 17, 2011 CAL WATCHDOG | STEVEN GREENHUT SILENCING LOCAL GOVERMENT TRUTH-TELLER
Oct. 8, 2011 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT Pension pots calling kettles black
Oct. 3, 2011 HUMAN EVENTS | STEVEN GREENHU Delta Water Rules Smelt of Extremism
Sep. 28, 2011 HUMAN EVENTS | STEVEN GREENHUT Heed Your Libertarian Impulse, Gov. Brown
Sep 18, 2011 SF EXAMINER | STEVEN GREENHUT City leaders playing unfair pension politics
Sep 6, 2011 CITY JOURNAL | STEVEN GREENHUT The Conventional Jerry Brown
Sep. 16, 2011 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT Pension wars will be fought at city hall
Sep 12, 2011 HUMAN EVENTS | STEVEN GREENHUT Your Government Still the Main Threat to Your Freedoms
Sep. 7, 2011 BILL HANDEL |STEVEN GREENHUT Jimmy Hoffa Won't Apologize
Sep. 2, 2011 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT Schools chief's sacrifice not so heroic
Aug. 31, 2011 PUBLIC SECTOR | STEVEN GREENHUT Ranking public union clout in the states
Aug. 31, 2011 PUBLIC SECTOR | STEVEN GREENHUT Pittsburgh Struggles to Avoid Pension Takeover
Aug. 26, 2011 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT Pension funds should get real on rate of return
Aug. 25, 2011 OFF THE CUFF WITH ADAM TRAGONE Episode #7: Steven Greenhut
Aug. 22, 2011 PUBLIC SECTOR INC. | STEVEN GREENHUT Welcome To The Hotel California
Aug. 21, 2011 CAL WATCHDOG | STEVEN GREENHUT GOING GETS TOUGH
Aug. 21, 2011 SF EXAMINER | STEVEN GREENHUT State Legislature fights evil unfitted sheets
Aug. 19, 2011 OC REGISTER |STEVEN GREENHUT Villaraigosa wants more of what doesn't work
Aug. 14, 2011 PUBLIC SECTOR INC. | STEVEN GREENHUT The Police Union Myth That Won't Go Away
Aug. 11, 2011 PUBLIC SECTOR INC. | STEVEN GREENHUT Teachers Unions Stand Up For Pension Spiking
Aug. 12, 2011 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT Fury in Fullerton
Aug. 5, 2011 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT Left wins redistricting game in California
Summer 2011 CITY JOURNAL | STEVEN GREENHUT When Heroes Become Bureaucrats
July 31, 2011 PUBLIC SECTOR INC. | STEVEN GREENHUT Unions Sponsor Despicable Scare Ads
July 29, 2011 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUTJerry Brown picks his kind of judge
July 25, 2011 HUMAN EVENTS | STEVEN GREENHUT Making the Public Pay For Budget Cuts
July 21, 2011 CAL WATCHDOG | STEVEN GREENHUT Secession plan not as funny as it seems
July 20, 2011 PUBLIC SECTOR INC. | STEVEN GREENHUTDeath a bigger threat to fed workers than firing
July 19, 2011 LA TIMES | STEVEN GREENHUTThe Alameda incident: 'First responders' who don't
July 3, 2011 NORTH COUNTY TIMES | STEVEN GREENHUT LEGISLATORS CRY: 'LESS POWER TO THE PEOPLE'
June 20, 2011 HUMAN EVENTS | STEVEN GREENHUT Redevelopment Agencies On the Brink
June 17, 2011 CITY JOURNAL | STEVEN GREENHUT California’s Nutty Budget Battle
June 3, 2011 CITY JOURNAL | STEVEN GREENHUT Proving the Redevelopment Rule
June 3, 2011 CAL WATCHDOG | STEVEN GREENHUT RICCI ZOMBECK WOULD LET YOUR KIDS DROWN
June 1, 2011 PUBLIC SECTOR INC. | STEVEN GREENHUT Unions and GOP halt sentencing reform
May 27, 2011 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT How California prisons got so bad
May 15, 2011 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT Unions say, ‘Shut up and pay us'
Spring 2011 CITY JOURNAL | STEVEN GREENHUT Little Pain, Real Gains
May 6, 2011 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT Prop. 13 still the Left's bogeyman
May 2, 2011 STEVEN GREENHUT Heritage Foundation Resource Bank in Dallas Texas Video
April 29, 2011 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT Public servants – more money, less accountability
April 28, 2011 Sacramento News and Review CASMO GARVIN Counerintuitive or Just Dumb?
April 28, 2011 Golden State Liberty STEVEN GREENHUTCalifornia's Unaccountable Public Servants
April 27, 2011 VOICE OF OC | STEVEN GREENHUTThe OC Morning Report
April 26, 2011 Americans for Prosperity | STEVEN GREENHUT California GOvernment Pensions Video
April 26, 2011 OC REGISTERJune 17, 2011 CITY JOURNAL | STEVEN GREENHUT How big a problem are public-sector pensions?
April 26, 2011 OC REGISTER Both sides debate public pensions in Orange County Video
April 26, 2011 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT Editorial: Pension rollbacks poll well
April 17, 2011 ELECTION LAW BLOG STEVEN GREENHUT How to dilute the power of politicians
Spring 2011 CITY JOURNAL | STEVEN GREENHUTCalifornia’s Secret Government
4/1/11 CAL WATCHDOG | STEVEN GREENHUT Brown’s Pension Reform A Yawner
4/1/11 Steven Greenhut on KFI BILL HANDEL
3/16/11 UNION WATCH | STEVEN GREENHUT Unions Ignore Pension Realities
3/12/11 THE WALL STREET JOURNAL | STEVEN GREENHUTJerry Brown's Good Deed Gets Punished
3/6/11 Steven Greenhut's radio interview Redding Tea Party & All Their Friends
3/6/11 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT Pensions pushing California to the brink
3/6/11 THE SACRAMENTO BEE VIEWPOINTS Steven Greenhut
3/5/11 Whiskey & Gunpowder | STEVEN GREENHUT How Gov't Employee Unions Plundered the Public’s Money
3/4/11 STEVEN GREENHUT on The OC Show with Cameron Jackson
2/25/11 THE DAILY the new IPAD magazine debuts with a column by Steven Greenhut
2/25/11 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHU Could Wisconsin happen in California?
2/22/11 STEVEN GREENHUT on KPAM 860 AM Portland 6:10 am
2/21/11 STEVEN GREENHUT on Eric Hogue's show- 1380 AM Sacramento at 7:45 am
2/21/11 STEVEN GREENHUT on BILL HANDEL KFI
2/22/11 STEVEN GREENHUT on Doug McIntyreKABC870
2/21/11 STEVEN GREENHUT on Larry Elder ShowKABC870
2/21/11 STEVEN GREENHUT on KQED San Francisco
2/19/11 OC REGISTER Steven Greenhut: Cities go on wild spending sprees
2/18/11 Steven Greenhut ON FOX TV WITH JUDGE NAPOLITANO
2/12/2011 STEVEN GREENHUT on: Martha Montelongo's radio show KRLA Los Angeles
2/12/2011 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT Californians need to suffer more
2/2/2011 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT Rally reveals pro-union Republicans
2/2/2011 CAL WATCHDOG | STEVEN GREENHUT CRA'S LINDA BARTON: DEER IN HEADLIGHTS
2/1/2011 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT Balancing California's unwieldy budget
1/24/11 STEVEN GREENHUT quoted in REASON: Is Jerry Brown Serious About Pension Reform? by Matt Welch
1/22/11 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT Is Brown dodging pension reform?
1/17/2011 STEVEN GREENHUT on: California Chronicle: The Andy Coldwell Show
2/20/11 OC REGISTER OPINION Steven Greenhut's column

2010
2/2010 Claremont Review of Books Kenneth P. Miller Neither Civil Nor Servants
12/8/2010 Fox Business News | STEVEN GREENHUT Pension Problem Not Going Away
12/6/2010 PUBLIC SECTOR INC. | STEVEN GREENHUT Financial Markets Won't Fix Pensions
12/4//2010 THE EXAMIAR | STEVEN GREENHUT More pension abuses, not enough reform ideas
12/1//2010 CITY JOURNAL | STEVEN GREENHUT San Francisco’s Pension Reckoning
11/27//2010 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT California an addict yet to hit bottom
11/24//2010 THE FREEMAN | STEVEN GREENHUT Free-Speech Clarity by California Courts
11/19//2010 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUTGroping toward Gomorrah
11/12//2010 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUTEconomies of scale' don't apply to government
11/6//2010 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT State GOP verging on irrelevant
11/3//2010 CITY JOURNAL | STEVEN GREENHUT Impervious California
11/2//2010 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT GOP gets undeserved second chance
10/29/2010 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT Scariest things on the ballot
10/26/2010 CITY JOURNAL | STEVEN GREENHUT Smoke Mirrors in Sacramento: California’s latest state budget is a fraud.
10/24/2010 Steven Greenhut on The Barley & Rosen Show Our Nation is Bankrupt
10/24/2010 LEW ROCKWELL.COM | STEVEN GREENHUT Firefighters Fiddle While Roseville Burns
10/24/2010 San Francisco Examiner | STEVEN GREENHUTPro-union study twists stats, takes public for saps
10/24/2010 NORTH COUNTY TIMES | STEVEN GREENHUT Lies, damn lies and union statistics
10/22/2010 THE NEW YORK TIMES | STEVEN GREENHUT The Democrats and the Union Label--A Bad Word in California
10/22/2010 OC REGISTER Steven Greenhut | STEVEN GREENHUT Nelson vs. Sidhu a snore this time
10/20/2010 THE SUN SAN BERNARDINO CA | STEVEN GREENHUT Rialto school chief gets $225K salary plus pension
10/18/2010 CITY JOURNAL | STEVEN GREENHUT Broken California
10/16/2010 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT Is California now an idiocracy?
10/15/2010 Steven Greenhut interview on Bill Bennett's Morning in America Show with guest host former Senator Rick Santorum.
10/11/2010 Steven Greenhut on The Chris Reed Show--600AM KOGO San Diego
10/8/2010 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT More pension horrors, no fixes
10/7/2010 TOWN HALL Bruce Bialosky Plundered by Our Own Employees
10/6/2010 Steven Greenhut on Bill Handel's Show - Listen in if you have a chance. (KFI - AM640).
10/4/2010 OC RegisterJon Coupal: It's pension reform for California or bust
9/30/2010 Steven Greenut, speaks about the dangers of public labor unions Berkeley
9/30/2010 Steven Grennhut interview on The Dennis Prager Show
9/28/2010 Steven Greenhut on Big Labor Smackdown
9/24/2010 Steven Greenhut speaks in Orlando at the conference American Dream Coalition
9/24/2010 OC REGISTER | STEVEN GREENHUT More 'fixes' won't fix California
9/23/2010 NY TIMES Room for Debate | STEVEN GREENHUT No Money, No Movement
9/15/2010 FOX NEWS Report: Calif. Pensions Underfunded by $500B
9/15/2010 Fox Business Network - Daytime with Brian Sullivan
Steven Greenhut discusses the pension crisis. Media Monitoring
9/15/2010 Fox Business News Daytime with Brian Sullivan: Steven Greenhut discusses the pension crisis
9/11//2010 OC Register Steven Greenhut: Some fight the good fight for freedom
9/10/2010 listen to Steven Greenhut presentation to The Conservative Forum
9/9/2010 CITY JOURNAL | STEVEN GREENHUT Progressives for Pension Reform?
8/30/2010 San Diego News Is the Legislature Making Pension Crisis Worse?
8/28/2010 Political News Now-The Snow Report Puncturing the Left’s myths about the public pension crisis
8/26/2010 Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University Nieman Watchdog
8/26/2010 REDLANDS DAILY FACTS
8/20/2010 Steven Greenhut on Bill Handel KFI Los Angeles
8/19/2010 Steven Greenhut on KOGO 600am San Diego last night with Chris Reed
8/13/10 steven Greenhut on The Dennis Prager Show
8/13/10 FOX Business News Eric Bolling's Money Rocks Show at 5 pm Pacific.
8/12/10 Jason Hartman Holistic Survival in Uncertain Times podcast
8/11/10 BIG GOVERNMENT- The Ever-Shameless Jerry Brown by Steven Greenhut
8/10/10 The ABC's Radio Current Affairs--Australian Radio -- California dreaming of better budget days
8/6/10 OC WEEKLY Death and Taxes by Steven Greenhut
7/28/10 BELL RINGS IN TEA PARTY SPIRIT BIG GOVERNMENT
7/28/10 Steve Greenhut was on Bill HandelShow KFI LA discuss the City of Bell 
7/21/10 Gazette.com Colorado SpringsDo public employees 'plunder' us? (vote in poll)
7/20/10 REASON Public Servants vs. the Public Damon W. Root | July 20, 2010
7/20/10 REASON TV Steven Greenhut on Public Employee Paychecks, Perks, and Plunder
7/15/10 The Economic Warrior Blog by Barry James Dyke
7/8/2010 Steven Greenhut on Bakersfield KNZR 1560 AM radio
7/4/2010 Steven Greenhut on Barbara Simpson Show KSF
7/1/2010 PLUNDER! BOOK REVIEW BY GEORGE C. LEAF
6/18/2010 KQED Forum with Michael Krasny Public Employee Unions: On the Defensive?
6/18/2010 KNZR Bakersfield with host Adriane Moore
6/11/10 INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY/ INVESTORS.COM STEVEN GREENHUTTaking On The Unions In California — And Winning
6/10/10 The Cato Institute Book Review
6/9/10NEW YORK TIMES OPINION Embracing Another Gimmick by Steven Greenhut
6/5/10 ANDREW BREITBART BIG GOVERNMENT Unions Battle Reform in GOP Strongholdby Steven Greenhut
5/21/2010 THE NEW YORK TIMES ON LINE STEVEN GREENHUT Can States Fix Their Pension Problems?
5/21/2010 New York Times STEVEN GREENHUTFrom the office of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
5/10/2010 MISH'S GLOBAL ECONOMIC TRED ANALYSIS STEVEN GREENHUT Book Review: Five Thumbs Up for Steve Greenhut's Plunder!
| 4/26/2010 CATO@LIBERTY STEVEN GREENHUT Furor over Government Employees
4/22/2010 WASHINGTON EXAMINER Steven Greenhut: Even abusive public employees can't get fired
4/21/2010 Steven Greenhut: Do public safety officials die early?
4/5/2010 World Net Daily Exclusive
3/31/2010 STEVEN GREENHUT The City Journal New York VALLEJO GOES FOR BROKE
3/26/10 THE WALL STREET JOURNAL | STEVEN GREENHUT Opinion Journal Vallejo's Painful Lessons in Municipal Bankruptcy
3/15/2010 BARRON'S THE $2 TRILLION HOLE
3/15/ 2101 STEVEN GREENHUT WISCONCIN PUBLIC RADIO
3/13/10 STEVEN GREENHUT MIKE MOTGOMERY SHOW 1380am Sacramento
3/11/2010 STEVEN GREENHUT THE ARMSTRONG AND GETTY SHOW 910 KNEW SAN FRANCISCO
3/7/2010 THE WASHINGTON TIMES STEVEN GREENHUT BOOK REVIEW: Civil servants no more
2/23/2010 DOUG MAINTYRE KABC Los Angeles * WABC New York *WRKO Boston
2/15/2010 BUSINESS & MEDIA INSTITUTE
2/11/10 Fox Business The John Stossel Show The Road To Serfdom
2/7/10 Greenhut Guest Host on KFI  AM-640 7-10pm
lewrockwell.com
Yakima Hearold
Manhattan Institute Podcast
1/22/2010 THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Top Stories in Opinion Public Employee Unions Are Sinking California
CalPensions
Review Journal Las Vegas
San Francisco Chronicle
KPCC-AirTalk-Southren California Public Radio
New Geography
PensionWatch
The Citizen Power Campaign
Jan 15, 2010 KMJ580
Jan 15, 2010 Pete Kaliner WBT 1110AM/99.3FM in Charlotte, NC.
Janaury 14, 2010 Pacific Research Institue
January 4, 2010 -- KARN, Little Rock AK radio interview
January 3, 2010 -- C-SPAN CSPAN Book TV
JON COUPALPresident, Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, review in OC Register
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Plundering California
THE GOLDWATER INSTITUE
THE CATO INSTITUE
John Seiler review on Lewrockwell.com
Steven Greenhut talk to the Lincoln Club
OrangeJuice
FLASHREPORT ON CALIFORNIA'S MOST SIGNIFICANT POLITICAL NEWS
1/8/2010 THE BRYAN SUITS SHOW

2009 11/29/09 Steven Greenhut Hosts KFI Talk Show on Sunday
11/25/2009 KFI-640 JOHN & KEN SHOW
11/25/2009 KPCC LARRY MANTLE
11/24/2009 KOGO CHRIS REED
11/23/2009 The City Journal
11/19/2009KFI AM-640 BILL HANDEL


9/15/2010 Sent: Wednesday, 03:56 PM
From: Governor's News Room
Subject : FBN-TV (Fox Business): Steven Greenhut Discusses Public Employee Pensions Being At Fault For California's Budget Woes, Need For Reform

FBN-TV (Fox Business): Steven Greenhut Discusses Public Employee Pensions Being At Fault For California’s Budget Woes, Need For Reform

DAGEN MCDOWELL: facing a massive budget hole the state of california may run the risk of cutting more states public services. join me to discuss what the director of pacific research institute and author of plunder of public employee unions are controlling our lives and bankrupting the nation. great of you to be here. the problem is that politicians are in the pocket of all the union leaders and the workers. the thing that will change in california?

DIRECTOR OF PACIFIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE, STEVEN GREENHUT: have not seen any change. they absolutely dominate and control the capital and many of the democratic leaders who control the state are actually union organizers in past lives that will have to come at a local level because we will not see any change from legislators.

MCDOWELL: waking up to what you call the $100,000 pension with 15,000 members in a state of california, right?

GREENHUT: speak of these are obscene pension levels and people are starting to wake up to it. the problem is what do we do about it and how do we fix that? we are seeing some signs and depleting public services is very important, still a fairly liberal state.

MCDOWELL: fairly?

GREENHUT: i know. there are different pockets of conservativism and liberalism. but we have to make the argument services are being cut because the senior obligation must be paid. that is why we see a lot of social welfare programs. you have a modestly rein in the cost, taxes have to go way up. some folks on the left are actually promoting some pension reform initiatives and that maybe the most heartening thing i have seen so far.

MCDOWELL: which reforms are most heartening and how long i were talking about any reform to take place? you have written about this that the strength of the union's in the public sector, years and years in the making so what type of timetable are you thinking about?

GREENHUT: i am not the most optimistic person in the world. it will take a while to fix a problem but we have to start the people recognizing the problem and have a broad understanding of it. he is progressive, incredible credentials promoting a pension reform and america's most liberal city requiring public employees to contribute more out of their paycheck contributing very little right now now at least keep the city from being consumed by pension debt by 2015, a third of the city budget will go to retirement cost for public employees. we are seeing ridiculous salaries. they are paying police captain's $300,000 per year. they're cutting police services and firefighting services because of the huge compensation packages. something has to be done. we have to start at least by creating a new lower level of retirement benefits, and we have to require higher contribution base from existing employees, that will keep the system from going belly up it sucking the life out of the government programs, that is what they are saying. it will lead to massive tax increases and just harming the state in all sort of ways.

MCDOWELL: do you worry this will be much bigger problem that is not just a state problem but even a national one? you have a raw number of more union workers in the public sector than the private sector because of the job market so much greater.

GREENHUT: as far as the unfunded pension liabilities to the term for the debt, $3 trillion nationwide. stanford university issues $500 billion in california alone. it is a fairness issue. government employees are retiring their early fifties with six-figure cost of living. i am the health care benefits they get which in many cases are killing public services more than a pension benefits the system is out of whack. they now seem to be their masters. we are stuck paying the tax. my 401(k) does not perform, i'm stuck with retiring with less money. the government employee defied benefits plan does not work taxpayers have to pick up the slack cosmic pension fund to take more aggressive investments many of which have gone bad as we have seen. on the cutting edge of everything good or bad. this is a bad one and we have to get it fixed.

 
 
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