DeMaio and Reed File Pension Reform Initiative

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


DeMaio Raises Questions Over Management of Convention Center

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. Read more


Carl DeMaio Leading CA Pension Reform Efforts

Carl DeMaio Announces Effort to Reform Unsustainable California Government Pensions Carl DeMaio is leading the fight to reform unfair and unsustainable pension payouts in state and local government.  In 2012, DeMaio successfully filed, qualified and passed the Prop B Pension Reform Initiative in the City of San Diego.  This landmark reform measure capped pension payouts for existing government employees and switched new employees to a simple and fair 401(k) defined contribution plan.  Read more


Carl DeMaio Returns to The Performance Institute

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