October 1, 2023
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Our view: Court makes right ruling to rein in pension costs


California’s Supreme Court has taken the first, halting steps toward testing the so-called “California Rule,” which has made it close to impossible for local governments to get their spiraling pension costs under control. In an important but not definitive ruling, the state’s highest court upheld Gov. Jerry Brown’s 2012 pension reforms which eliminated “air time”…


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