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Schwarzenegger sues controller to force pay cuts

SFGate

Matthew Yi, Chronicle Sacramento Bureau

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. File photo. Controller Chiang Gov. Schwarzenegger

(08-12) 04:00 PDT Sacramento --

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger sued state Controller John Chiang on Monday after he refused to follow the governor's order to slash pay for thousands of state workers to federal minimum wage as a cash-saving measure during the budget impasse.

The governor's suit asks a judge to force the controller to impose the pay cuts until a budget is enacted, because Schwarzenegger's administration cannot wait for Chiang to comply with the governor's recent order, Lynelle Jolley, a spokeswoman for the Department of Personnel Administration, said.

But Chiang on Monday criticized Schwarzenegger's lawsuit as a misguided attempt to make the controller do something that is not feasible in such a short amount of time.

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