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There’s more to Sonoma County’s illegally granted pension increases: By Ken Churchill | There is a lot more to today’s column by Paul Gullixson in the Press Democrat: 1. The supervisors never adopted the pension increase as required by law. Instead, and this the county readily admits, the increase was illegally agreed to in the settlement of a lawsuit between the ...
California pension reform – the San Jose model: By Ed Ring | Pension reform in San Jose began in June 2012 when voters, by a margin of 69% to 31%, approved Measure B. Despite overwhelming support from voters, however, this vote triggered a cascade of union funded lawsuits which by 2015 had overturned several of the key provisions of the reform...
The impact of transparency: By Robert Fellner | More great examples this week of the importance of transparency in government, all made possible as a result of California’s Public Records Act. The Press-Enterprise continued their outstanding investigative reporting by following up on our finding that a Riverside utilities d...
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Cities face seven years of growing CalPERS costs: Cities jolted by a new CalPERS rate increase laid out in their annual pension reports this fall are finding few options for cost relief. Basically, they can pay more now to avoid higher costs later or curb the growth of employees and their pay. As rising pension costs squeeze funding from gover...
How pension costs reduce government services: A think tank at Stanford University, known for bringing investment earnings forecasts into the public pension debate in California, issued a new study last week that looks at how rising pension costs are reducing government services. The study found that while pension costs in a large sample of...
CalPERS candidates say votes no longer secret: Instead of signing the envelope that contains the mail-in ballot, CalPERS is requiring voters in an election for two board seats to sign the ballot — a change prohibited by state election law protecting voter secrecy, two candidates say. Signing the ballot itself is an unusual step that creates...

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CalSTRS provides retirement related benefits and services to teachers in California public schools and community colleges. It is the largest U.S. teachers' retirement fund with 833,000 members and assets of $111.6 billion as of March 31, 2009. Like CalPERS, they have an international reputation for corporate governance activism.

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