Backers of a proposed ballot measure, which would require voter approval of future pension increases, contend that too-generous benefits are diverting money from other vital public services such as police and fire protection. The measure is still awaiting an official title and summary from Attorney General Kamala Harris, whose handling of a previous reform proposal led to its abandonment, before signature-gathering could begin.
Backers of a proposed ballot measure, which would require voter approval of future pension increases, contend that too-generous benefits are diverting money from other vital public services such as police and fire protection. The measure is still awaiting an official title and summary from Attorney General Kamala Harris, whose handling of a previous reform proposal led to its abandonment, before signature-gathering could begin. Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com
Backers of a proposed ballot measure, which would require voter approval of future pension increases, contend that too-generous benefits are diverting money from other vital public services such as police and fire protection. The measure is still awaiting an official title and summary from Attorney General Kamala Harris, whose handling of a previous reform proposal led to its abandonment, before signature-gathering could begin. Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com