The gravy train returns

On Monday Assemblyman Roger Hernández, D-West Covina, introduced a law that would give state workers a new paid holiday. Native American Day, the second Monday in October, is a gift to public employee unions that helped Dems win a supermajority.

It would bring state holidays to 12 a year. How many paid holidays do you get?

This nest-feathering perk puts the lie to statements By Gov. Jerry Brown, Senate President pro tem Darrell Steinberg and others who have assured Californians that Democrats will show fiscal restraint now that they run the show. The gravy train is returning to the station. All aboard!

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