San Diego’s landmark Pension Reform Initiative faces two critical legal tests this week and next in the 4th District Court and at the U.S. Supreme Court. At issue is whether a Citizens’ Initiative can legally be thrown out simply because a sitting mayor publicly endorsed the measure in public. 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