Sacramento, Calif. – The California State Attorney General today cleared for circulation the landmark Pension Reform Initiative known as the “Voter Empowerment Act.”
A bipartisan coalition led by former San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed (D) and former San Diego City Councilmember Carl DeMaio (R), filed the ballot initiative to give voters the final say on compensation and pension benefits of state and local government employees.
In light of today’s developments, DeMaio and Reed issued the following joint statement on behalf of the campaign: Read more
California’s independent Legislative Analyst’s Office has concluded that Carl DeMaio’s pension reform initiative could produce significant savings if approved by voters next year.
The ballot initiative, filed in June, would require voter approval for any new pensions or increases to existing pensions for government employees. Read more
With California government pension systems facing hundreds of billions in debt, a bipartisan group of current and former local elected officials, led by former San Diego City Councilmember Carl DeMaio (R) and former San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed (D), have filed a statewide ballot initiative to reform compensation and pension benefits of state and local government employees. Read more
City leaders can claim ignorance and avoid responsibility for the default revelation, but now that these issues are out in the public, city leaders are the ones who ultimately should be held accountable for what’s happening – or not happening – at the Convention Center.
Duo Successful in San Jose and San Diego Look to Build Bipartisan Grassroots Effort to Qualify Initiative for November 2016 Vote.
Founder to Spearhead “Transitions to Governance 2016” Initiative and Innovation Efforts March 5, 2015, Alexandria, VA – The Performance Institute (PI) is pleased to announce Carl DeMaio as a Senior Fellow focused on government reform and innovation efforts. Read more
Carl DeMaio will continue to shine a light on government and advance common-sense reform by hosting a daily talk show on news and politics - on NewsRadio 600 KOGO from 1pm-4pm. Read more