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The Mercury News
San Jose doesn't have election law problem, it has a clerk problemSan Jose doesn't have a campaign law problem. It doesn't have a politician sco
San Jose doesn't have election law problem, it has a clerk problem
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
San Jose doesn't have a campaign law problem. It doesn't have a politician scofflaw problem. It has a city clerk problem. The reason for widespread non-compliance with a city law on campaign finance reporting lies in the clerk's office, and the... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
LGBTs see change
under San Jose mayorSan Jose should see its score rise significantly on the 2015 Municipal Equality
LGBTs see change
under San Jose mayor
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
San Jose should see its score rise significantly on the 2015 Municipal Equality Index compiled by national LGBT advocacy group the Human Rights Campaign due to a number of changes ushered in by Mayor Sam Liccardo during his first eight months on the... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
Dave Low: Reed's state pension reform measure would be financial disasterBackers of an effort to slash the retirement of public servants got a stiff dos
Dave Low: Reed's state pension reform measure would be financial disaster
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
Backers of an effort to slash the retirement of public servants got a stiff dose of reality this month when leaders of the state's top public investment funds raised red flags about the plan that could be headed for the 2016 ballot. They said the... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
Donald Rocha: San Jose employees were right about Measure BFormer San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed and San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo are telling us
Donald Rocha: San Jose employees were right about Measure B
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 7 days ago
Former San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed and San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo are telling us a fairy tale about pension reform. And that fairy tale is "Goldilocks and the Three Bears." In a recent opinion piece, Reed and Liccardo argued that the proposed Measure... Read more
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Orange County Register
Voters double-crossed on pension reformIsn’t this supposed to be a democracy – where the people rule? In an action wi
Voters double-crossed on pension reform
Orange County Register / Posted 7 days ago
Isn’t this supposed to be a democracy – where the people rule? In an action with repercussions for every local government in the state, the San Jose City Council just nullified Measure B, which 70 percent of voters passed in 2012. A modest pension... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California pension proposal goes grassroots for signature collectionA proponent of the latest California public-pension ballot proposal has launche
California pension proposal goes grassroots for signature collection
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
A proponent of the latest California public-pension ballot proposal has launched an email effort he says will drum up an army of volunteers to collect signatures. A spokesman for the measure’s union opposition countered that the email is “a... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Daniel Borenstein: Attorney General Kamala Harris is right about Chuck Reed's latest pension initiativeFormer San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed claims his latest pension reform initiative wo
Daniel Borenstein: Attorney General Kamala Harris is right about Chuck Reed's latest pension initiative
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 12 days ago
Former San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed claims his latest pension reform initiative would not reduce the future benefits of current public employees. Attorney General Kamala Harris says it could -- and she's right. Last week, Harris released the initiative... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Daniel Borenstein: Attorney General Kamala Harris is right about Chuck Reed's latest pension initiativeFormer San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed claims his latest pension reform initiative wo
Daniel Borenstein: Attorney General Kamala Harris is right about Chuck Reed's latest pension initiative
Oakland Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
Former San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed claims his latest pension reform initiative would not reduce the future benefits of current public employees. Attorney General Kamala Harris says it could -- and she's right. Last week, Harris released the initiative... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Daniel Borenstein: Kamala Harris is right about Chuck Reed's latest pension initiativeFormer San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed claims his latest pension reform initiative wo
Daniel Borenstein: Kamala Harris is right about Chuck Reed's latest pension initiative
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 12 days ago
Former San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed claims his latest pension reform initiative would not reduce the future benefits of current public employees. Attorney General Kamala Harris says it could -- and she's right. Last week, Harris released the initiative... Read more
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The Daily Review
Daniel Borenstein: Kamala Harris is right about Chuck Reed's latest pension initiativeFormer San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed claims his latest pension reform initiative wo
Daniel Borenstein: Kamala Harris is right about Chuck Reed's latest pension initiative
The Daily Review / Posted 12 days ago
Former San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed claims his latest pension reform initiative would not reduce the future benefits of current public employees. Attorney General Kamala Harris says it could -- and she's right. Last week, Harris released the initiative... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
Daniel Borenstein: Kamala Harris is right about Chuck Reed's latest pension initiativeFormer San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed claims his latest pension reform initiative wo
Daniel Borenstein: Kamala Harris is right about Chuck Reed's latest pension initiative
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 12 days ago
Former San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed claims his latest pension reform initiative would not reduce the future benefits of current public employees. Attorney General Kamala Harris says it could -- and she's right. Last week, Harris released the initiative... Read more
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The Mercury News
Daniel Borenstein: Kamala Harris is right about Chuck Reed's latest pension initiativeFormer San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed claims his latest pension reform initiative wo
Daniel Borenstein: Kamala Harris is right about Chuck Reed's latest pension initiative
The Mercury News / Posted 13 days ago
Former San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed claims his latest pension reform initiative would not reduce the future benefits of current public employees. Attorney General Kamala Harris says it could -- and she's right. Last week, Harris released the initiative... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
Proposed initiative would require voter approval for pension reformSAN DIEGO (KUSI) - Former San Diego Councilmember Carl DeMaio is proposing a ne
Proposed initiative would require voter approval for pension reform
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 14 days ago
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) - Former San Diego Councilmember Carl DeMaio is proposing a new initiative that would give voters the power to reform government compensation and benefits. The "Voter Empowerment Act" gives voters the ability to stop what DeMaio... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
Mercury News editorial:California Forward burst onto the scene in 2007 as a bipartisan project to prom
Mercury News editorial:
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 14 days ago
California Forward burst onto the scene in 2007 as a bipartisan project to promote "a viable, inclusive and responsive democracy", improve government and promote investment in the future. It's working. Quietly, but it's working. It has been the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Kamala Harris a determined foe of pension reformPension reform remains California’s key financial challenge. Gov. Jerry Brown’s
Kamala Harris a determined foe of pension reform
Orange County Register / Posted 15 days ago
Pension reform remains California’s key financial challenge. Gov. Jerry Brown’s May Revision budget document warned the state’s unfunded pension liabilities are $214 billion. Which is why it’s dismaying, once again, that Attorney General Kamala... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Kamala Harris’ summary miscasts measureAs attorney general, her office prepares the official “title and summary” for e
Kamala Harris’ summary miscasts measure
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 18 days ago
As attorney general, her office prepares the official “title and summary” for every proposed ballot measure. This week, she issued a summary for a measure that would empower voters to approve any increases in public employee pensions, proposed by... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Editorial, Aug. 14: Attorney general’s ambition raises some doubtsCalifornia Attorney General Kamala Harris had barely finished taking her oath o
Editorial, Aug. 14: Attorney general’s ambition raises some doubts
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 18 days ago
California Attorney General Kamala Harris had barely finished taking her oath of office last January when she announced that she’d be running for the U.S. Senate in 2016. Immediately she took to lining up support for her upcoming campaign, which... Read more
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Orange County Register
Harris running interference for laborRe: “Pension-proposal backers blast write up” [State, Aug. 12]: I laud Democrat
Harris running interference for labor
Orange County Register / Posted 18 days ago
Re: “Pension-proposal backers blast write up” [State, Aug. 12]: I laud Democratic former San Jose mayor Chuck Reed and Republican former San Diego councilman Carl DeMaio for their bold and important pension reform initiative for our troubled state as... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
California pension proposal cast similarly to failed bidSACRAMENTO -- Proponents of a California pension initiative said Tuesday that s
California pension proposal cast similarly to failed bid
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 19 days ago
SACRAMENTO -- Proponents of a California pension initiative said Tuesday that state Attorney General Kamala Harris is once again favoring labor unions by using the same words she used to describe their previous failed bid to limit taxpayer spending... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
California pension proposal cast similarly to failed bidSACRAMENTO -- Proponents of a California pension initiative said Tuesday that s
California pension proposal cast similarly to failed bid
Oakland Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
SACRAMENTO -- Proponents of a California pension initiative said Tuesday that state Attorney General Kamala Harris is once again favoring labor unions by using the same words she used to describe their previous failed bid to limit taxpayer spending... Read more
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KLIV 1590 Silicon Valley News
Kamala Harris has strong words for state pension reform proposal backed by former San Jose mayor Chuck ReedSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California Attorney General Kamala Harris is using th
Kamala Harris has strong words for state pension reform proposal backed by former San Jose mayor Chuck Reed
KLIV 1590 Silicon Valley News / Posted 19 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California Attorney General Kamala Harris is using the same words to describe a public pension proposal fielded by, among others, former San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed as she did on a previous failed bid. Harris on Tuesday... Read more
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Orange County Register
Language in public pension proposal cast similarly to failed bidSACRAMENTO – Proponents of a California pension initiative said Tuesday that st
Language in public pension proposal cast similarly to failed bid
Orange County Register / Posted 19 days ago
SACRAMENTO – Proponents of a California pension initiative said Tuesday that state Attorney General Kamala Harris is once again favoring labor unions by using the same words she used to describe their previous failed bid to limit taxpayer spending on... Read more
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Denver Post
California pension proposal cast similarly to failed bidSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Proponents of a California pension initiative said Tu
California pension proposal cast similarly to failed bid
Denver Post / Posted 19 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Proponents of a California pension initiative said Tuesday that state Attorney General Kamala Harris is once again favoring labor unions by using the same words she used to describe their previous failed bid to limit... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California pension reform backers slam Kamala Harris’ summaryProponents of a California ballot initiative requiring pension changes to go th
California pension reform backers slam Kamala Harris’ summary
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 20 days ago
Proponents of a California ballot initiative requiring pension changes to go through a public vote on Tuesday rejected Attorney General Kamala Harris’ official description of the measure as an attempt “to try to mislead the public.” For every ballot... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
California pension initiative awaits key legal descriptionSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California Attorney General Kamala Harris is facing a
California pension initiative awaits key legal description
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 20 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California Attorney General Kamala Harris is facing a deadline to issue key wording on a pension initiative that could dramatically change the way the state and municipalities provide pension benefits to public... Read more
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KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley
California pension initiative awaits key legal descriptionSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California Attorney General Kamala Harris is facing a
California pension initiative awaits key legal description
KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley / Posted 20 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California Attorney General Kamala Harris is facing a deadline to issue key wording on a pension initiative that could dramatically change the way the state and municipalities provide pension benefits to public... Read more
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KTVN Reno
California pension initiative awaits key legal descriptionSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California Attorney General Kamala Harris is facing a
California pension initiative awaits key legal description
KTVN Reno / Posted 20 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California Attorney General Kamala Harris is facing a deadline to issue key wording on a pension initiative that could dramatically change the way the state and municipalities provide pension benefits to public... Read more
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The Mercury News
Sam Liccardo and Chuck Reed: Measure B settlement is right for San JoseFor both of our mayoral administrations, three objectives have guided our negot
Sam Liccardo and Chuck Reed: Measure B settlement is right for San Jose
The Mercury News / Posted 24 days ago
For both of our mayoral administrations, three objectives have guided our negotiations to settle litigation with our police and fire unions over pension reform: First, reducing the costs of unsustainable retirement benefits; second, ensuring that... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Pensions, contracts on August agendaThe thermometer flirts with triple digits. The Legislature is in Week 3 of a mo
Pensions, contracts on August agenda
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 27 days ago
The thermometer flirts with triple digits. The Legislature is in Week 3 of a month-long recess. Fewer luxury cars are parked around the Capitol, signaling that lobbyists are on hiatus, too. So during this regularly scheduled break, let’s look at two... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
CalPERS CEO says pension proposal full of problemsA proposed ballot measure that would make future pension benefits subject to vo
CalPERS CEO says pension proposal full of problems
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 27 days ago
A proposed ballot measure that would make future pension benefits subject to voter approval is fraught with legal and administrative peril, according to a letter from CalPERS’ chief executive officer, eliciting a response from one of the measure’s... Read more
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Orange County Register
Proposed ballot measure offers ray of hope on pensionsGood news on the public pension front. The Voter Empowerment Act of 2016 has be
Proposed ballot measure offers ray of hope on pensions
Orange County Register / Posted 27 days ago
Good news on the public pension front. The Voter Empowerment Act of 2016 has been given the seal of approval by the California Legislative Analyst’s Office, which said in a report that the initiative “would reduce governmental employer [taxpayer]... Read more
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Orange County Register
Change happening for CalPERS – but is it enough?It’s not like folks aren’t trying. To bridge the stunning gap between what’s o
Change happening for CalPERS – but is it enough?
Orange County Register / Posted 1 months ago
It’s not like folks aren’t trying. To bridge the stunning gap between what’s owed for retirement benefits, and what public agencies actually have, CalPERS and other pension systems are requiring higher annual contributions from employers and... Read more

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