LETTERS TO THE EDITOR – April 20, 2017

San Diego wisely changes pension strategy Dear Editor, This week marks a historic return of power to the Californian people. In 2012 the voters of San Diego voted to not allow guaranteed pensions for government workers (excluding police). This week it was upheld in court despite a fight from government unions and even apathy by some elected officials. This needs to happen in more government, including right here in Hemet. While asking for the largest tax increase in the history of Hemet, the city still had millions of dollars in unfunded pension liabilities due to the flawed guaranteed benefit model. We currently have retired bureaucrats that are bleeding the city dry

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