California Supreme Court Issues Key Pension Ruling

The California Supreme Court issued a much-anticipated ruling on public employee pension benefits Monday, but left a larger and much more consequential question about vested pension rights intact.<

Brittany M. 03/05/2019 - 6:00 AM
How Many Votes Does It Take to Pass a New Tax in California? Thanks to the California Supreme Court, Confusion Reigns.
The confusion “creates havoc for public agencies, it creates all this strange uncertainty for taxpayers and everyone else involved,” League of California Cities advisor Michael Coleman told CalMatters. “This kind of thing fuels cynicism about government.”
Brittany M. 02/18/2019 - 5:35 AM
California’s High Court Hears Major Pension Dispute. Where Are the Justices Headed?

We’re nearly two weeks into a legal case that could have enormous implications for California’s future.

Brittany M. 12/17/2018 - 5:28 PM