The LA Times' Patrick McGreevy exposes public sector double-dipping here.
David Turner retired as a state fire chief in 2004, went back to work for the state firefighting agency two days later and is still employed there. He collected $65,229 in salary in the last fiscal year in addition to a state pension of $105,000.
Paul W. Anderson is a psychiatrist at Napa State Hospital who retired two years ago from the state Department of Mental Health. His pension is $117,840. He also received $104,200 in state wages in the last fiscal year.
"Public service" work now allows some people to earn almost a quarter of a million dollars a year. Astounding, isn't it?