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For a more detailed discussion of this initiative, go to ACEC's 
site at

Lew Midlam, PE

RGRAYAIA(--nospam--at) wrote:
> Professional Engineers in California Government. pronounced "peg".
> They have
> a successful initiative out to be voted on at the next State Election
> awarding them the design of virtually all significant DESIGN contracts
> in the
> State on the basis of "competitive" bids by design firms in which the
> private
> firms have to include overhead but the State doesn't.  There's also a
> matter
> in the
> State Supreme Court which will have much the same result with respect
> to
> CalTrans.  There are probably others.  There are other zany
> provisions.  You
> don't have to worry about moving to Nevada or Arizona to escape it,
> the other
> state employee groups are watching with interest and SENDING MONEY to