Pension Reform

Gov. Brown Signs California Pension Reform BillCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown will sign into law sweeping pension changes that is projected to save taxpayers billions of dollars in the future.
Pension Reform Measures Grilled During Workers' Labor Day BarbecueWorking and retired state employees were grilling more than hotdogs at their annual Labor Day picnic on Monday. They were also grilling a decision by state lawmakers to approve the biggest cutback in their benefits in state history.
Brown Announces Pension Reform Plan, But Is It Enough?Gov. Jerry Brown announced a new plan Tuesday to reform California's broken public employee pension system, compromising on some aspects of the plan he'd presented earlier.
UPDATE: Brown Gets Partial Win In California Pension ReformGov. Jerry Brown has announced systematic reforms to California's badly underfunded public pension system that he says will save taxpayers billions of dollars over time.
Poll: Californians Support Caps, Higher Age For PensionsA new poll finds Californians overwhelmingly support capping pension benefits and raising the minimum retirement age for public employees.
Gov. Brown Asks For More Time On Pension ReformGov. Jerry Brown is asking for more time to negotiate public pension reform with state lawmakers.
San Jose, San Diego Pass Pension Reform, See New OpponentsSan Diego and San Jose voters overwhelmingly passed pension cuts for public employees in Tuesday night's election, and it could be a sign of more to come across California.
Republicans Now Backing Gov. Brown's Pension PlanIn a move that blurs the line between right and left, Republicans are tag-teaming with an unlikely ally — Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown.
Republicans Challenge Democrats On Pension ReformRepublican lawmakers are challenging Gov. Jerry Brown to get Democratic support for the pension reforms he introduced four months ago.
Poll: Majority Support Gov. Brown's Pension ReformA new Field Poll finds bipartisan support among California voters for Gov. Jerry Brown's pension proposal, with nearly two-thirds saying they support reduced retirement benefits for new and current public workers.
On The Money: Special Session Urged On PensionsSenate Republicans today urged Governor Jerry Brown to launch a special session at the Capitol to fix California’s broken pension system.
Analysis: Brown's Pension Plan Bold Step To ReformThe state's nonpartisan analyst is calling Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal to reform the public pension system a "bold, excellent starting point" for controlling the high cost of retirement benefits.