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California Pensions

Plutocrats in California Decide to Wait Until 2018 Before Trying to Gut Public Pensions

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 01.19.2016 | Los Angeles
Joseph A. Palermo

The millionaires and billionaires who want to gut public sector pensions in California have decided to put off their anti-labor ballot initiatives until after the Roberts Court imposes its "right-to-work" regimen on the whole country this June.

New Front Opens In Battle Over Retirement Security Of California's Public Employees

Capital & Main | Bill Raden | Posted 06.09.2015 | Politics

A proposed law would shift all public employees onto 401(k) plans, beginning in 2019.

California Pension-Cutting Ballot Initiative Revealed

Frying Pan News | Gary Cohn | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

The following story was reported by Frying Pan News as part of its California Exposé investigative series, and published here in collaboration with T...

Slash and Burn: The War Against California Pensions

Frying Pan News | Gary Cohn | Posted 09.03.2013 | Politics

The following story was reported by Frying Pan News as part of its California Exposé investigative series, and published here in collaboration with T...

Public Pension Officials Can't Resist Taxpayer-Paid Trip To Hawaii

| Posted 02.27.2013 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Jennifer Gollan When the head of one of the state’s largest independent pension funds recei...

Voter Opinions Shift On Public Workers' Pensions In California

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Californians support a variety of cutbacks to public employee pensions, including a cap on pension benefits and demanding workers pay more for their o...