Pension Crisis

Deadline Approaches for CA Public Pension Reform

Just don't hold your breath

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The clock is ticking on Democrats' efforts to make changes to the state's public pension system, and according to state law and legislative rules, a lot has to happen before any legislation can come up for a vote.

For starters, Democratic leaders and Gov. Jerry Brown need to reach a final agreement on a couple of key sticking points. Brown fleshed out his 12-point pension proposal earlier this year, a plan which was openly embraced by Republicans in the Legislature.