by | Jun 13, 2019

Sacramento The San Diego City Council’s vote Monday to join the union side in an effort to invalidate a 2012 ballot initiative signaled an ignominious end to one of the most promising pension-reform efforts of the past decade. The city’s…

by | Mar 7, 2019

Sacramento For those hoping that the California Supreme Court might give California’s bloated governments a path out of a pension crisis that’s been two decades in the making, there was little to cheer in the court’s ruling Monday on a…

by | Dec 14, 2018

Sacramento The latest California craziness to make national news is the Public Utilities Commission’s plan to vote next month on a tax on cellphone text messaging to help fund phone programs for the poor. It is the latest example of our…

by | Nov 30, 2017

There’s little question that Jerry Brown has had a long and storied career in California politics. He was the state’s youngest governor when he was first elected in 1975 and will soon begin his final year as the state’s oldest…

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