Lincoln Club lauds court ruling on pension reform

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Guest Commentary by Brian Pepin, Executive Director, The Lincoln Club of San Diego County Nearly five years ago, San Diego voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition B with 66% of the vote. The intent of Prop B was to reform the city employee’s retirement plan by replacing defined benefit pension plans with 401(k)-style defined contribution plans for most new employees. Organized labor eventually challenged …

Gonzalez Fletcher meddling in local affairs with SANDAG bill

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By Oceanside City Councilmember Jerry Kern AB 805, authored by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, takes away the County Board of Supervisors’ authority to select its own representative on the SANDAG Board of Directors and gives the City of San Diego a stranglehold of power over this agency, which allocates infrastructure funds throughout San Diego County. Under her legislation, North County …

Court Ruling Clears Way for Permanent Implementation of San Diego Pension Reform Initiative

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“Amazing news just in from the courthouse!” says Carl DeMaio. PRESS RELEASE The 4th Appellate District Court just released a unanimous ruling dismissing the lawsuit brought against the City of San Diego by the union-dominated State Public Employees Relations Board (PERB).  The decision upholds Proposition B – the landmark Pension Reform Initiative passed by 2/3rds of San Diego voters in …