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San Jose City Hall

Judge Hands Down Ruling On San Jose Pension Reform Measure

Unions representing San Jose city employees and Mayor Chuck Reed claimed victory following a judge’s ruling on a pension reform measure approved by voters last year.

12/23/2013

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Union Leaders Prepared To Oppose San Jose Mayor’s Pension Reform Measure

Mayor Chuck Reed, along with four other mayors from around the state, have submitted the ballot initiative to the state Attorney General.

10/16/2013

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SJ Mayor Seeks To Amend State Constitution To Attain Pension Reform

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed, who drew national attention as a result of his successful pension reform campaign is in the spotlight again. This time his proposal is to amend the California constitution to further those goals with a ballot measure in the November election.

09/25/2013

Downtown San Jose

Defense Of San Jose Pension Reform Grows More Expensive

The San Jose City Council has approved an increase in the legal budget for defending Measure B.

05/22/2013

San Jose Police Car (CBS)

San Jose Police Union Files New Challenge To Pension Reform

A new lawsuit challenging San Jose’s voter-approved Measure B pension reform proposition has been filed in Santa Clara County Superior Court by the city’s Police Officers’ Association.

04/30/2013

San Jose Police Car (CBS)

Atty. General Allows San Jose Police Union To Challenge Pension Reform In Court

A controversial pension reform measure passed by San Jose voters last June has been cleared to go to the courts, after a decision made by California Attorney General Kamala Harris.

04/19/2013

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police Force Drops To ‘Frighteningly Low’ Levels

In a memo to San Jose’s mayor and to the city council, the city’s police chief acknowledged that the department is not able to maintain adequate staffing levels due to “unanticipated resignations”.

11/14/2012

City Of Vallejo

Vallejo Asking Public For New Spending Ideas

Monday, the city kicked off an experiment to put revenue from last year’s one-percent sales tax hike in the hands of its residents.

10/29/2012

San Jose City Hall

San Jose To Implement Pension Reform For New Hires

The San Jose City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday that will implement a second tier pension plan for new employees.

08/28/2012

San Jose City Hall

State Auditor Report Finds San Jose Likely Overstated Future Pension Costs

The California State Auditor has released a new report showing San Jose officials likely overstated future pension costs by millions of dollars, with the higher figures used in the lead-up to June’s controversial pension reform measure.

08/22/2012

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