May 16,2014 | Oregonlive.com--The Denver Post applauds Chipotle shareholders for taking the right approach to excessive CEO pay. Shareholders rejected a proposed compensation package for the restaurant chian's co-chief executives in a proxy vote. Though the vote was non-binding, it sends a strong message and is preferable to government attempts to regulate executive pay, the Post editorial board says.
The Seattle Times editorial board calls for Washington Gov. Jay Inslee to lead an effort to repeal the death penalty in the state.
Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed 2014-15 budget instills some fiscal discipline in California. The Sacramento Bee applauds proposals such as establishing a mandatory rainy day fund and paying down the unfunded liability in the California State Teachers' Retirement System. READ FULL ARTICLE