Senate OKs banning raises for UC, CSU execs

September 10, 2009 3:59:26 PM PDT
The State Senate approved a bill banning raises for University of California and California State University executives during bad budget years.

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The UC Board of Regents approved $9 million in executive compensation increases this year alone.

San Francisco State Senator Leland Yee is the author of the bill and calls these types of pay raises egregious.

The legislation now goes to the governor-- who has not indicated whether or not he'll sign it.

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