Pension Reform Battle Moves to Ballot; State Committee OKs Audit Request

Jesse Jones

Employee reacts to testimony.

San Jose’s pension reform battle will move to the June 5 election ballot and possibly a courtroom after a divided City Council voted to let the public decide how escalating employee pension costs should be managed in the future to avoid severe service cuts to residents.

The 8-3 vote on […]

San Jose City Council Places Pension Reforms on June Ballot on 6-5 Vote

The San Jose City Council narrowly approved placing a pension reform measure on the June, but declined, for now, to declare a fiscal emergency.

After three hours of discussion and public comment, the council voted 6-5 on Tuesday, December 6, to put a measure on the June 5, ballot that would allow cost-saving […]