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PensionTsunami Is Taking a Four-Day Weekend: Pension news has been very sparse lately and the past two weeks have been especially ?? trying as well as very hot ?? so we??re going to take off early for the Labor Day weekend. See you on Tuesday! ?? Jack Dean, Editor
PensionTsunami is taking a break: We??re taking my favorite holiday ?? the Fourth of July ?? as an opportunity to rejuvenate for several days. We may post a headline or two each day if they seem important, but otherwise we hope to be back with full daily news of escalating state and local government pension crises on Monday. ...
Have a great Independence Day holiday: We??re going to celebrate my favorite holiday ?? the Fourth of July ?? by taking a few extra days to rejuvenate. We??ll be back with more news of escalating state and local government pension crises on Monday. ?? Jack Dean, Publisher
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Governor boosts school pension cost relief plan: School districts, some saying CalSTRS rates are forcing cuts in programs and teacher pay, would get more pension cost relief under a revised state budget proposed last week by Gov. Newsom. The governor’s $700 million plan to lower school pension costs during the last two years of a seven-year C...
Rising school pension costs cut programs and pay: Legislation in 2014 to keep CalSTRS from running out of money in 30 years put a big burden on school districts. State funding rebounding from recession cuts helped schools absorb higher pension costs, spread over seven years to avoid budget shocks and allow time to plan. But now there is worry....
How CalPERS-sponsored bill increased pensions: The annual payment to CalPERS for state worker pensions next fiscal year is expected to be $7 billion, a jump from $6.4 billion this year — and a quantum leap from $160 million when a pension increase, SB 400, was approved 20 years ago. It was 1999 and CalPERS was in its golden years, thanks to...

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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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