Adam Summers | Monday December 18, 2017 at 9:42 AM PDT | Comments Off on California Should Retire the Secure Choice Program Before It Begins
Properly planning, and saving for, one’s retirement is certainly a worthy goal, but, like many other things, it can become corrupted by heavy-handed government meddling. Last year, the Legislature, and Gov. Jerry Brown, enacted Senate Bill 1234, which establishes the California Secure Choice Retirement Savings Program, a mandatory automatic retirement savings program administered by...
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Lawrence J. McQuillan | Wednesday January 14, 2015 at 2:55 PM PDT | Comments Off on The Moral Argument Governor Brown’s Inaugural Speech Left Out
As a teenager, Jerry Brown left Santa Clara University to attend a Jesuit seminary, intent on becoming a Catholic priest. Moral arguments in the context of public-policy debates have always been important to him. So during his inaugural address on January 5, as he became California’s governor for an historic fourth term, Brown quoted...
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Tags: California, CalPERS, CalSTRS, government employee pensions, Governor Brown, Jerry Brown, Morality, Pensions, public pensions, Youth