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San Diego Pension Vote

The Real Pension Crisis

Bob Williams | Posted 09.23.2012 | Money
Bob Williams

A new report shows that the public pension picture is much grimmer than official numbers projected. Drastic reforms, innovations and political courage are needed to put our states and municipalities back on the path to fiscal survival.

The Great Retirement Squeeze: Pension Cuts Mean Poverty for Future Elders

Paul Kleyman | Posted 08.15.2012 | Politics
Paul Kleyman

As Americans look at their teetering retirement future, they might ask their political and media leaders, "What'll these budget cuts do my children and grandchildren when they retire -- and our community?"

California May Introduce Sweeping Cuts To Retirement Benefits

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 08.05.2012 | San Francisco

SAN DIEGO — Early returns show voters overwhelmingly approving measures to cut benefits for government workers in two major California cities. ...