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Newsom, Chiang implore CalPERS not to invest in tobacco industry

California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom and State Treasurer John Chiang both released statements Tuesday…


In this file photo, Gov. Jerry Brown holds a budget chart as he discusses his proposed 2016-17 state budget at a news conference in Sacramento. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Retirement liabilities remain despite state budget surplus

SACRAMENTO — The California budget that Gov. Jerry Brown proposed this month…


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CalPERS extends health benefit enrollment for same-sex couples married in 2008

A special enrollment period started last week for same-sex married couples to…


Pension fixes are false hope of real reform

At the Jan. 24 meeting of the state Senate Budget Committee, Sen.…

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Stockton bankruptcy leads to pension clash

Two bond insurers have challenged Stockton’s eligibility for bankruptcy, arguing that the…

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We’re not done with pension reform in S.F.

With the overwhelming voter endorsement of pension reforms in San Jose and…

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