What this labor leader says about court decision allowing cuts to state worker retirement perks

Ted Toppin, chairman of Californians for Retirement Security, reacts to a California Supreme Court ruling allowing cuts to retirement perks for state employees on Monday, March 4, 2019.
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Ted Toppin, chairman of Californians for Retirement Security, reacts to a California Supreme Court ruling allowing cuts to retirement perks for state employees on Monday, March 4, 2019.

Wes Venteicher anchors The Bee’s popular State Worker coverage in the newspaper’s Capitol Bureau. He covers taxes, pensions, unions, state spending and California government. A Montana native, he reported on health care and politics in Chicago and Pittsburgh before joining The Bee in 2018.