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.
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
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 3pm-6pm Monday through Friday. Read more