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San Jose’s pension reform ballot measure featured on CBS Evening News

CBS News | The economy is slowly improving, but many cities in California and across the nation are struggling under a mountain of debt, much of it in pension obligations to public employees like policemen and firemen. The city council … Continue reading

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Legislative committee holds hearing on pension reform in Sacramento

Under increasing public and budget pressure to change retirement benefits for state and local government workers, the Legislature is finally holding hearings on a hybrid plan, which combines a 401(k)-type plan with public pensions. Nannette Miranda reports on KABC-TV:

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The costly impact of the ‘air time’ public pension perk

Fox Business Network’s Gerri Willis on the impact of the ‘air time’ public pension perk on state governments and taxpayers: Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com

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‘We’ve got to fix the pension system’ says Gov. Brown

By Melinda Meza | KXTV – Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled his 12-point pension plan to lawmakers Thursday. Brown aims to reform state employee’s pension plan and save $900 million a year. “A lot of the items I’ll propose in January … Continue reading

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Governor faces hurdles on his pension reform proposal

By Sharokina Shams | KCRA — When lawmakers hear Gov. Jerry Brown’s pension reform plan Thursday, it will be the first time the plan is formally discussed, yet it already has numerous critics. Many public workers say it asks too … Continue reading

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Pension reform and union shenanigans in San Diego

By Paul Feine & Alex Manning | Reason.tv — On November 8, 2011, San Diego’s Comprehensive Pension Reform ballot measure qualified for the June ballot. Like so many other cities around the country, San Diego is facing a fiscal crisis. … Continue reading

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Special session urged on pension reform

Senate Republicans today urged Governor Jerry Brown to launch a special session at the Capitol to fix California’s broken pension system. Mike Luery reports:

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