Change sweeping over Sacramento region's public worker pension benefits - Our Region - The Sacramento Bee: "We've got the whole public sector wrapped in this headlock so they can't breathe," said Bill Camp, executive secretary of the Sacramento Central Labor Council.
Camp said a state with a $2 trillion gross domestic product can afford to give public workers a good pension.
"My point is that's a political decision, not an economic decision, to starve government," he said.
Ditto privatizing local government with land use policies requiring new residential development come with a homeowners association. Nor is it just about housing and development trends.