Carl DeMaio to Chair Reform Groups Focusing on California and San Diego

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San Diego – Former Mayoral Candidate Carl DeMaio announced today that he will continue his work as a government watchdog by heading up two reform groups – one focused on the State of California, and one focused on the City of San Diego. “I’m excited to take on these two new roles that allow me to continue to shine a …

Faulconer Speaks Out Against Proposal to Increase Pension Debt

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San Diegans voted for Comprehensive Pension Reform to fix the pension problem now. In fact, much of the City of San Diego’s financial turnaround over the past few years is attributable to local leaders taking the bull by the horns and not putting off difficult choices to future generations. Today, Kevin Faulconer continued to speak out against a plan that …

Top Twenty Worst Bills Worthy of the Governor’s Veto

Diane Harkey Board of Equalization Member Diane Harkey Leave a Comment

This op-ed, co-authored with Senator Bob Dutton, originally appeared in the Flashreport As of today, the Governor has yet to act on any of these bills. When he is done, we will grade Governor Brown on his performance. The Governor’s “letter grade” will be computed using the following scale… If he vetoes 90% or more, the Governor got an “A”, 80% – …

DeMaio Builds Council Coalition to Ensure “Full and Complete” Pension Reform

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I was pleased to announce yesterday that we have built a coalition on the City Council willing to work together to get results for San Diegans through the full and complete implementation of pension reform. While we have come together as a team to get results, Bob Filner is poised to negotiate away or outright invalidate the pension reforms in …

Great News!!!

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I have GREAT news to share! Moments ago Judge Vargas DENIED the government labor unions’ legal challenge to Prop B – Pension Reform. The court has rejected a “Restraining Order” that would have prevented the Mayor and City Council from proceeding forward with Prop B. Here’s the brief statement I released upon hearing the news: “Today San Diego citizens scored …

Ahead of Court Hearing, DeMaio Rallies Public to “Protect Pension Reform”

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Mayoral candidate Carl DeMaio held a rally with a crowd of dozens of Pension Reform supporters in front of US Bankruptcy Court to send a clear message: San Diegans have spoken by voting for Pension Reform. The rally comes on the eve of an important court hearing on a lawsuit brought by government employee unions seeking to invalidate the results …