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The Manteca Bulletin
Manteca general fund has no debtManteca’s elected leaders over the years have steered clear of any decision tha
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 13 hours ago
Manteca’s elected leaders over the years have steered clear of any decision that would encumber the general fund with long-term debt. The reason was simple. Every dollar spent on debt meant one less dollar that could be spent on day-to-day services... Read more
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Canberra Times
Massive US fund backs climate change at OriginOne of the world's largest pension funds will vote with activists against Origi
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
One of the world's largest pension funds will vote with activists against Origin's board over the company's approach to climate change risk disclosure at its looming annual meeting. The California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), a... Read more
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WA Today
Massive US fund backs climate change at OriginOne of the world's largest pension funds will vote with activists against Origi
WA Today / Posted yesterday
One of the world's largest pension funds will vote with activists against Origin's board over the company's approach to climate change risk disclosure at its looming annual meeting. The California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), a... Read more
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The Age
Massive US fund backs climate change at OriginOne of the world's largest pension funds will vote with activists against Origi
The Age / Posted yesterday
One of the world's largest pension funds will vote with activists against Origin's board over the company's approach to climate change risk disclosure at its looming annual meeting. The California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), a... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Massive US fund backs climate change at OriginOne of the world's largest pension funds will vote with activists against Origi
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
One of the world's largest pension funds will vote with activists against Origin's board over the company's approach to climate change risk disclosure at its looming annual meeting. The California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), a... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
A pending Supreme Court case threatens to silence workers’ voicesThe U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to hear the latest case attacking public empl
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to hear the latest case attacking public employee unions seemed inevitable. Labor leaders were resigned, knowing a majority of the justices seem bent on ending labor’s ability to levy dues on workers who seek a free... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
California’s on a tax bingeBy Dan Walters, CalMatters California has been on a tax binge in recent months
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 5 days ago
By Dan Walters, CalMatters California has been on a tax binge in recent months, enhancing its status—for better or worse—as one of the nation’s highest-taxing states. Last year, California voters approved a big boost in cigarette taxes, from 87... Read more
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Boston Globe
California treasurer urges state pension funds to drop gun sellersNEW YORK — John Chiang, California’s treasurer, has urged board members of the
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK — John Chiang, California’s treasurer, has urged board members of the state’s pension funds to divest holdings of retailers that sell guns and ammunition around the country that are illegal in California California, which has stricter gun... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Report: CalPERS forces local gov't to cut other spendingBy Adam Ashton, Sacramento Bee California governments likely will make do with
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 11 days ago
By Adam Ashton, Sacramento Bee California governments likely will make do with fewer teachers, parks employees and other public workers while they struggle to absorb fast-rising pension costs in the next few years, a former state lawmaker argues in... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Pension costs ‘crowding out’ spending on parks, schools and social services, report saysCalifornia governments likely will make do with fewer teachers, parks employees
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 13 days ago
California governments likely will make do with fewer teachers, parks employees and other public workers while they struggle to absorb fast-rising pension costs in the next few years, a former state lawmaker argues in a study released this week... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento has done plenty for CalPERS. So when will CalPERS start being a good neighbor to us?Bee’s Ryan Lillis reported this week, hundreds of units of desperately needed h
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 13 days ago
Bee’s Ryan Lillis reported this week, hundreds of units of desperately needed housing remain unconstructed, even though the California Public Employees’ Retirement System was supposed to have them finished in 2012. CalPERS needs to show decisive... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
State science union leader wins CalPERS seatDavid Miller’s fourth bid for a seat on the board that manages California’s lar
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 days ago
David Miller’s fourth bid for a seat on the board that manages California’s largest public pension fund paid off. The state scientist and public employee union leader defeated former private equity fund manager Michael Flaherman in an election for a... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Election Day in L.A.: More than a dozen vie to be the next Jimmy Gomezof registered voters, making it the sixth-most Democratic Assembly district. On
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 days ago
of registered voters, making it the sixth-most Democratic Assembly district. Only 9 percent of voters are registered Republicans, barely a third of the 26 percent of voters with no-party preference. About one-quarter of AD-51 residents live in... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Fake news & tech titans + Banning gasoline + Legalizing silencers + Remembering VietnamEditorials Amid fake news revelations, tech titans deserve far more than publi
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 days ago
Editorials Amid fake news revelations, tech titans deserve far more than public shaming: Not only did fake news influence voters, but the proliferation of it was a highly coordinated affair, with Russian operatives buying targeted political... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
CalPERS candidates say ballots aren’t secret, and they’re piling up at a Seattle warehousebelow their choice, potentially revealing how people voted for two seats on the
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 17 days ago
below their choice, potentially revealing how people voted for two seats on the 13-member board that manages a $334 billion pension fund. That placement has two candidates arguing that the California Public Employees’ Retirement System robbed... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Is Disney paying its share in Anaheim? The money battle outside the Happiest Place on EarthA few hours after the gates swing open at Disneyland and Disney California Adve
Los Angeles Times / Posted 23 days ago
A few hours after the gates swing open at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure, the cars are still pouring into the massive 10,241-space parking garage. They zoom into the six-story concrete structure, carloads of costumed kids, foreign... Read more
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Daily Mail
Toxic town where cancer rates are FOUR TIMES the national averagewith toxic chemicals on the coal company’s mine site, which is now abandoned, i
Daily Mail / Posted 26 days ago
with toxic chemicals on the coal company’s mine site, which is now abandoned, in the center of Minden Minden received Superfund money, designated for toxic cleanup sites, in the 1980s but residents fear chemicals remain and fracking could be... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California pensioners: Your COLAs are safe, for nowThe state’s largest pension fund on Tuesday shot down a pitch from a Republican
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 27 days ago
The state’s largest pension fund on Tuesday shot down a pitch from a Republican lawmaker who wants it to study how much money it could save by cutting benefits for retired public workers. Sen. John Moorlach of Orange County in July wrote letters to... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
In CalPERS race, unions dig up candidate’s Wall Street pastfinancial regulation that targeted pay-to-play investment schemes like the one
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 1 months ago
financial regulation that targeted pay-to-play investment schemes like the one that became the biggest scandal in the state pension fund’s history. Michael Flaherman, a former California Public Employees’ Retirement System board member who’s... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Are "Social Justice Warrior Trustees" Accelerating America's Pension Collapse? (Hint: Yes)A few days ago we highlighted the reckless efforts of the San Francisco Board o
Zero Hedge / Posted 1 months ago
A few days ago we highlighted the reckless efforts of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors to force their city's pension managers to ignore their fiduciary duties and dump nearly $500 million worth of energy stocks. Of course, the pressure to sell... Read more

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