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 | May 3, 2018

Sacramento In applying a convoluted new test for determining whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor, the California Supreme Court may be dimming the lights on the brightest spot in the state’s economy. The high court’s unanimous…

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