Category Archives: Transparent California

SB 615 would all but abolish California citizens’ rights to public documents

It would require members of the public to bear the cost of forcing the government to comply with its own transparency law By Robert Fellner, Voice of San Diego | Sen. Ben Hueso (D-San Diego) wants to make it harder … Continue reading

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Transparent California executive director talks with John and Ken

Robert Fellner, executive director of the pension data website Transparent California, was a guest yesterday on the  John and Ken Show on KFI Radio. They discussed the latest report in which Transparent California documented a nearly 900% increase in promised CalPERS … Continue reading

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Nearly 900% increase in CalPERS benefits dwarfs economic growth, taxpayers’ ability to pay

The total pension benefits promised by the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) increased 886 percent from 1987-2016 — a rate 21 times greater than the cumulative increase in the state’s population, according to a just-released analysis from Transparent California. … Continue reading

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