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Why so few headlines today?: Your humble editor is heading to Sacramento in the wee hours of Tuesday morning to participate in a day-long conference which will assemble taxpayer organizations from up and down the state of California. It’s being sponsored by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association. I’ll be participating on a ...
Massive California road tax really is a pension tax: By Steven Greenhut | Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislators have caused a stir with their plan to increase taxes to pay for the state’s unquestionably decrepit infrastructure of roads and bridges. Instead of thinking of this as a new transportation tax, however, Californians should see it as...
A progressive take on public pensions: By Marc Joffe | While the public pension crisis has been an issue on the right for many years, left-wing thinkers show relatively little interest in the issue. When progressives do opine on pensions, they often reject the alarm expressed by conservatives, seeing it as a smokescreen for unneeded a...
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Underfunded CalPERS, CalSTRS dislike divestment: A bill that began life as a requirement that CalPERS and CalSTRS divest holdings in Dakota Access Pipeline firms emerged from a legislative committee last week reborn — a requirement that the pension funds only report on their “engagement” with the firms. The revised AB 20 by Assemblyman Ash Ka...
Another court setback for protectors of pensions: In another ruling allowing pension cuts, an appeals court last week overturned a state labor board ruling that a voter-approved San Diego pension reform was invalid because the city declined to bargain the issue with labor unions. The initiative approved by 66 percent of San Diego voters in 201...
CalPERS state rate doubles in decade to $6 billion: The annual cost of state worker pensions would increase to $6 billion in July in a recommendation from CalPERS actuaries, up $521 million from the current fiscal year and double the amount paid a decade ago. School districts would pay $2 billion next year for the pensions of non-teaching employ...

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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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