California Policy Center Articles

Firefighters Union Backs Prop 15 Instead of Forestry Reform, October 28, 2020

Pension Costs Are Not the Reason California’s Schools Fail the Disadvantaged, October 22, 2020

How to Save California’s Forests, October 20, 2020

The Battle for California is the Battle for America, October 19, 2020

Time to Restructure Failing BART System, October 14, 2020

Why is the Prison Guards Union Targeting Senator Moorlach?, October 6, 2020

How to Realign California Politics, September 28, 2020

Why Can’t Sacramento’s Financial Reporting Match Private Sector Standards?, September 23, 2020

Firefighting Unions Can Help Fix Forestry Mismanagement, September 16, 2020

Environmentalists Destroyed California’s Forests, September 10, 2020

Union Backed Prop. 15 Will Destroy Small Businesses, September 9, 2020

Union Power is Behind Fullerton’s Push for Higher Taxes, September 4, 2020

Prop. 16 is Real Racism to Combat Perceived Racism, August 26, 2020

Will a Wealth Tax Make California’s Wealthy Flee?, August 25, 2020

When Approving a $7 Billion Bond Proposal, Did the LAUSD Board Violate the Brown Act?, August 19, 2020

The Wealth Tax Steals Money and Time, August 18, 2020

A Pension Recommendation for the California Teachers Association, August 13, 2020

California’s Public-Sector Unions Rake in $921 Million in Annual Revenue, August 5, 2020

California Supreme Court Finally Rules on Case Affecting Pensions, July 31, 2020

How Much Do California’s County Workers Make?, July 29, 2020

How Much Do California’s City Workers Make?, July 22, 2020

L.A. Teachers Union: Give us $250 Million, Or Keep Schools Closed, July 16, 2020

The Orange County Classical Academy is Going to Transform Education in California, July 8, 2020

Firefighting in Orange County – Part Three, Placentia’s War for Independence, July 1, 2020

Firefighting in Orange County – Part Two, Building an Independent Fire Dept, June 25, 2020

Firefighting in Orange County – Part One, Firefighter Pay and Benefits, June 17, 2020

Unions Run the City of Santa Ana, June 1, 2020

Public Education is Changing Forever, May 20, 2020

The American Media Has Betrayed America, May 20, 2020

Did Ballot Harvesting Impact March 3 Bond and Tax Proposals?, May 18, 2020

Separating Good Bailouts from Bad Bailouts, May 14, 2020

Rethinking Diversity Bureaucrats, Rethinking College Education, May 12, 2020

California is Ready to Get Rid of Newsom, May 11, 2020

State Legislature Continues Its Assault On Local Zoning Decisions, May 6, 2020

Mega Cities Require Mega Suburbs, May 5, 2020

The Regulatory Taking of Venice Beach, May 1, 2020

Public Sector Unions Continue Their Attack on Property Rights in California, April 30, 2020

Rates of Pay and Pension Debt in California’s Distressed Cities, April 29, 2020

The Needs of the Few and the Paralysis of Perfectionism, April 27, 2020

How the Homeless Industrial Complex Will Destroy Venice Beach, April 23, 2020

Huntington Beach denies pandemic reality, dispenses pay raises, April 15, 2020

California Cities Hike Minimum Wage as Economy Falters, April 9, 2020

Suggested Executive Orders for Governor Gavin Newsom, April 9, 2020

Plastic Bags and the Recycling and Reuse Scam, April 2, 2020

Venice Beach shut down except for homeless encampments, April 1, 2020

Black Swans and Super Bubbles, April 1, 2020

Post-Coronapocalypse pension reform checklist for California, April 1, 2020

Time for California’s Government Unions to Get Serious About Pension Reform, March 24, 2020

Grassroots Infrastructure for Initiatives and Recalls is Growing in California, March 24, 2020

California Cities in Critical Condition, March 18, 2020

Sustainable Megacities, March 17, 2020

Government Pensions Are Dividing Americans and Damaging the Economy, March 17, 2020

Gathered for the feast at the Hotel California, March 12, 2020

Californians reject new taxes and borrowing, March 12, 2020

The Wondrous, Magnificent Cities of the 21st Century, March 10, 2020

The Premises of California’s Dysfunction, March 3, 2020

California’s K-12 spending exceeds $20,000 per pupil, March 3, 2020

Public Safety Compensation and Public Safety, February 26, 2020

California’s Progressive War on Suburbia, February 20, 2020

Fighting the One-Party State at the Local Level in California, February 12, 2020

Teachers Union Promotes Property Tax Increase, February 6, 2020

Using Online Resources to Qualify Ballot Measures, January 29, 2020

How California embraced Corporate Socialism, January 28, 2020

Manhattan Beach firefighter pay averages over $300,000 per year, January 21, 2020

“Density Ideology” will destroy California, January 20, 2020

Newsom’s 2020-21 Budget – A big pie but empty calories, January 15, 2020

West Contra Costa School District putting a half-billion dollar bond before voters in March, January 9, 2020

Public Employee Strike Looms in Santa Clara County, January 6, 2020

The Manger vs The Monster – Housing California’s Homeless, December 18, 2019

The Many Unintended Consequences of AB 5, December 11, 2019

California Pioneers Subsidized Housing for Public Employees, December 4, 2019

Californians exempt from the consequences of Liberalism, December 2, 2019

Pension reform waits for California Supreme Court, December 2, 2019

The Boondoggle Archipelago, November 20, 2019

The Seven Deadly Sins of California’s Political Establishment, November 18, 2019

The Cost to Taxpayers of Enhancing Sonoma County Employee Pensions, November 13, 2019

Long-Term Solutions for California Wildfire Prevention, November 7, 2019

How Federal Intervention Can Ease California’s Homeless Crisis, November 5, 2019

How many laws does San Francisco’s Prop A violate?, October 23, 2019

Electricity and Ideology – Competing Priorities in California, October 22, 2019

Crazy and Woke on the Western Front of Progressive Insanity, October 15, 2019

San Francisco’s Prop. A – Expensive Insanity Marches On, October 9, 2019

How much will YOUR city pay CalPERS in a down economy?, October 3, 2019

Venice Beach’s Monster on the Median, September 20, 2019

Local and State Initiatives – The Future of Policy in California?, September 18, 2019

Politicians who accept Government Union money betray the public, September 12, 2019

The Enemies of American Infrastructure, September 10, 2019

The Real Reason Behind the Drive to Unionize Charter Schools, August 29, 2019

California’s Mandatory Ethnic Indoctrination, August 23, 2019

The Density Delusion, August 20, 2019

City of Richmond faces pension stress, August 15, 2019

Were Pensions Benefits Retroactively Enhanced Without Notifying the Public?, August 8, 2019

The Opportunity Cost of Shutting Down Diablo Canyon, July 29, 2019

Will Unions Promote Defined Contribution Plans the Way They Promote Pensions?, July 24, 2019

America’s Homeless Industrial Complex – Causes & Solutions, July 17, 2019

How “Release Time” causes Taxpayers to fund Government Unions, July 17, 2019

New legislation will mandate Cal State students take Ethnic Studies class, July 10, 2019

California’s Regulatory Hostility Prevents More New Homes, July 2, 2019

How Does a California Family Survive?, July 1, 2019

A Strategy to Transform California in One Election, June 26, 2019

How can California reduce the costs of incarceration, June 19, 2019

What do Public Safety Unions Stand For?, June 13, 2019

New Suburbanism – A Smart Alternative to “Smart Growth”, June 6, 2019

How AB 195 May Help Restore “Impartiality” to Local Ballot Language, May 30, 2019

Why are Public Safety Unions supporting Teachers Unions?, May 15, 2019

Citizen Reformers Set to Transform Oxnard’s Politics, May 8, 2019

City of Oxnard Pension Contributions Set to Double by 2024, May 1, 2019

Estimated Impact of Janus on California’s Public Sector Unions So Far: $50M/year, April 24, 2019

Resistance is NOT Futile, April 17, 2019

Sacramento’s Software Incompetence in the Software Capital of the World, April 10, 2019

Why is San Diego’s Pension Settlement Estimate So Much Money?, April 4, 2019

Grand Bargains To Make California Affordable, April 1, 2019

Curbing Corporate Welfare and Government Funded Political Campaigns, March 27, 2019

San Diego’s 2012 Pension Reform at Risk, March 20, 2019

California’s Antiquated Legislature Can Update State Technologies, March 14, 2019

A New Approach to Pension Reform Goes to Appellate Court, March 13, 2019

California Rule Does Not Protect “Airtime”, March 7, 2019

California Cronyism and its Consequences, February 27, 2019

Defining Appropriate Housing Development in California, February 19, 2019

Modest Strike Settlement Nonetheless Puts LAUSD in Even Worse Financial Shape, February 13, 2019

California’s Nursing Schools Need to Up Enrollment by 60 percent to Avoid Shortage, February 6, 2019

The Destruction of Venice Beach Epitomizes California’s Idiocracy, January 30, 2019

Will Anything Good Come Out of the LAUSD Strike? Probably Not, January 23, 2019

Are LAUSD Teachers Underpaid, or Does it Cost Too Much to Live in California?, January 16, 2019

California’s Budget “Surplus” Ignores Crushing Debt Burden, January 9, 2019

California’s State and Local Liabilities Total $1.5 Trillion, January 3, 2019

Pension Funds, Meet the “Super Bubble”, December 27, 2018

The Financial Context of the Imminent California Supreme Court Decision on the “California Rule”, December 19, 2018

Jamming Janus – The Public Union Empire Strikes Back, December 12, 2018

The Varieties and the Potential Impact of Post-Janus Litigation, December 5, 2018

California Burning – How the Greens Turned the Golden State Brown, November 27, 2018

Can Public Sector Union Power Ever Be Stopped?, November 20, 2018

California’s Legislators Lack Private Sector Experience, November 14, 2018

California’s Voters Approve New Taxes and Reject Tax Repeal, November 8, 2018

How to NOT Solve California’s Housing Crisis, October 31, 2018

This November, Will California Voters Approve $3.6 Billion Per Year in New Taxes?, October 17, 2018

California’s Socialist Oligarchy, Part Two: Who They Are and How to Defeat Them, October 9, 2018

California’s Socialist Oligarchy, Part One: Making the State Unaffordable, October 8, 2018

Public Servant Who Made $327,491 in 2017 Asks Us to Support Higher Taxes, October 2, 2018

Just How Much Money Might CalPERS Have to Collect in an Economic Downturn?, September 26, 2018

In Search of Public Employers Willing to Fight for Their Right to Free Speech, September 10, 2018

Towards a Grand Bargain on California Water Policy, August 21, 2018

How to Make California’s Southland Water Independent for $30 Billion, August 15, 2018

How Much California Water Bond Money is for Storage?, August 9, 2018

Why Teachers Unions are the Worst of the Worst, August 1, 2018

California’s Transportation Future, Part Four – The Common Road, July 26, 2018

In Search of Government Union Transparency, July 17, 2018

California’s Government Unions Collect An Estimated $800 Million Per Year, July 10, 2018

Can Janus Unravel the “Solidarity” Between PORAC and the CTA?, July 3, 2018

How Government Unions Will Attack the Janus Ruling, June 27, 2018

California’s Government Unions Take Steps to Obliterate Janus Impact, June 20, 2018

Water Rationing Laws Exemplify the Malthusian Mentality of California’s Legislators, June 12, 2018

A Catalog of California’s Anti-Janus Legislation, June 7, 2018

Funding the Post-Janus Fight Against Government Unions, May 30, 2018

Janus vs AFSCME Ruling Imminent – What Will Change?, May 24, 2018

California’s Transportation Future, Part Three – Next Generation Vehicles, May 16, 2018

California’s Transportation Future, Part Two – The Hyperloop Option, May 8, 2018

California’s Transportation Future, Part One – The Fatally Flawed Centerpiece, April 18, 2018

Local Voters Uphold Utility Tax in Sierra Madre, April 12, 2018

Will the California Supreme Court Reform the “California Rule?” – Latest Update, March 28, 2018

Discrimination to Ensure Diversity – A Goldmine for Government Unions, March 20, 2018

Resources for California’s Pension Reformers, March 13, 2018

The Underrecognized, Undervalued, Underpaid, Unfunded Pension Liabilities, March 7, 2018

A Post-Janus Agenda for California’s Public Sector Unions, February 28, 2018

Innovative Incarceration: Lower Costs, Safer Citizens, February 21, 2018

How to Restore Financial Sustainability to Public Pensions, February 14, 2018

How to Assess Impact of a Market Correction on Pension Payments, February 7, 2018

California Government Pension Contributions Required to Double by 2024 – Best Case, January 31, 2018

Did CalPERS Use Accounting “Gimmicks” to Enable Financially Unsustainable Pensions?, January 24, 2018

Permanent Water Rationing is Coming to California, January 17, 2018

How Much More Will Cities and Counties Pay CalPERS?, January 10, 2018

How to Reduce the California State Budget by $40 Billion, December 28, 2017

After Janus, Will Union Grassroots Members Assert their Political Voice?, December 20, 2017

If You Think the Bull Market Rescued Pensions, Think Again, December 7, 2017

Rhetoric to Challenge California’s Statist Elites, November 22, 2017

The Government Union War on Meritocracy, November 16, 2017

How Public Sector Unions Exploit Identity Politics, November 7, 2017

Without Government Unions, there Would be No Gas Tax Increase, November 1, 2017

Did CalPERS Fail to Disclose Costs of Historic Bump in Pension Benefits?, October 26, 2017

How Can Local Officials Prepare for the Upcoming Janus vs AFSCME Ruling?, October 18, 2017,

Coping With the Pension Albatross, October 13, 2017

Marin County Discloses Debt Balances on Property Tax Bills, October 5, 2017

How Fraudulently Low “Normal Contributions” Wreak Havoc on Civic Finances, September 29, 2017

Steps to Improve Police Training and Accountability, September 20, 2017

How Placer County Privatized Inmate Food Services, September 13, 2017

Pension Reform – The San Jose Model, September 6, 2017

Reforming Binding Arbitration, August 30, 2017

Pension Reform – The San Diego Model, August 23, 2017

Negotiating with Public Sector Unions, August 16, 2017

It’s time for your community to create a municipal audit, August 14, 2017

In Search of Heroes, August 2, 2017

What if California’s Government Never Unionized?, March 28, 2017

What Californians Could Build Using the $64 Billion Bullet Train Budget, March 21, 2017

The Biggest Dupes in the History of the World, March 14, 2017

What is the Average Pension for a Retired Government Worker in California?, March 10, 2017

A Modest Proposal for California from a Public Servant, March 7, 2017

California’s Public Sector Union “Deep State”, February 28, 2017

Increasing Water Supply Must Balance Conservation Measures, February 21, 2017

Does Berkeley’s Teachers Union Support Free Speech to Suppress Free Speech?, February 14, 2017

Is California’s Elite Willing to Fight for More Infrastructure? Or Just Bash Trump?, February 7, 2017

Questions for Someone Who Supports Superior Benefits for Government Workers, January 31, 2017

California’s Government Workers Make TWICE As Much as Private Sector Workers, January 24, 2017

California’s Public Sector Compensation Trends, January 24, 2017

Environmentalism Provides Moral Cover for New Taxes to Fund Pensions, January 17, 2017

Can California’s Economy Withstand $1.3 Trillion of Government Debt, January 10, 2017

California Politicians Keep Raising the Cost-of-Living, January 3, 2017

The Type of Prosperity California Ought to Show the World, December 27, 2016

How to Identify a ‘Good’ Bond, December 13, 2016

Californians Approve $5 billion per Year in New Taxes, December 8, 2016

New California Policy Center Study Proposes Pension Funds Invest in Infrastructure, November 29, 2016

Rebuilding California’s Infrastructure (Introduction), November 23, 2016

Rebuilding California’s Infrastructure (Water Reuse), November 23, 2016

Rebuilding California’s Infrastructure (Water Storage), November 23, 2016

Rebuilding California’s Infrastructure (Desalination), November 23, 2016

Rebuilding California’s Infrastructure (Energy & Transportation), November 23, 2016

Rebuilding California’s Infrastructure (Financing Models & Recommendations), November 23, 2016

Clinton Won Urban Areas Controlled by Government Unions, November 22, 2016

Invest California’s Pension Funds in Water and Energy Infrastructure, November 14, 2016

California’s Government Unions are the Most Powerful in the U.S., November 8, 2016

The Credibility of Public Service, November 1, 2016

Election Integrity and the Power of Unions, October 25, 2016

Put Public Employees on Secure Choice and Social Security, October 18, 2016

How Unionized Government Enables the Iron Law of Oligarchy, October 11, 2016

The Government Union Political Class: Today California, Tomorrow America, October 4, 2016

For Nov. 8th: $32B in Local Borrowing, $2.9B in Local Tax Increases, September 27, 2016

Average Costa Mesa Firefighter Makes Nearly $250,000 Per Year. Why? Pensions, September 20, 2016

If Police Unions Were Abolished and Police Associations Were Restored, September 13, 2016

California Needs Infrastructure, and Unions Should be Helping, September 6, 2016

How Government Unions are Hypocrites that Betray the Public, August 30, 2016

California Supreme Court Strikes Down Vergara Appeal, August 23, 2016

California’s Misguided Water Conservation Priorities, August 17, 2016

Average “Full Career” CalPERS Retirement Package Worth $70,000 Per Year, August 16, 2016

ACLU Joins Unions to Attack California Charter Schools, August 9, 2016

Quality Education Remains Thwarted by Teachers Unions, August 2, 2016

Appreciating Police Officers, Challenging Police Unions, July 26, 2016

Government Unions Benefit from the Asset Bubble that Harms Workers, July 19, 2016

Populist Unity Can Overcome the Establishment’s Supermajority, July 12, 2016

How a Major Market Correction Will Affect Pension Systems, and How to Cope, July 12, 2016

Teachers Union Chases “Teach for America” Out of San Francisco, June 28, 2016

How Gov’t Unions and Crony Capitalists Exploit Global Warming Concerns, June 21, 2016

The Alternative to Crony Capitalism and Phony Shortages, June 15, 2016

Californians Overwhelmingly Support New Local Bonds and Taxes, June 14, 2016

Populist Candidates Still Ignore Government Unions, June 7, 2016

$6.2 Billion in New Borrowing on June 7th Primary Ballot, May 31, 2016

Government Unions and the Financialization of America, May 24, 2016

Public Safety Unions and the Financial Apocalypse, May 17, 2016

The Coming Public Pension Apocalypse, and What to Do About It, May 16, 2016

Unionize the Personal Assistants to the One-tenth-of-one-percenters, May 3, 2016

The Bell Syndrome Afflicts More Cities Than Just Bell, April 26, 2016

Average Orange County Firefighter Made $236,155 in 2014, April 20, 2016

City of San Jose’s Capitulation to Public Safety Unions is Complete, April 19, 2016

Sacramento’s “Secure Choice” Pooled 401K – Too Frugal for Public Workers, April 12, 2016

California’s Economically Illiterate Legislature, April 5, 2016

Practical Reforms to “Right-Size” Government Unions, March 29, 2016

The Challenges Facing Conservatives Who Support Public Safety, March 22, 2016

The Hypocrisy of Public Sector Unions, March 15, 2016

Investing in Infrastructure to Lower the Cost of Living, March 14, 2016

The Unsustainability Lobby, March 8, 2016

How the Tax System Favors Government Workers and Punishes Independent Contractors, March 1, 2016

Public Unions ARE the Political “Establishment”, February 23, 2016

The Future of Unions in the Post-Scalia Era, February 16, 2016

California Initiative Would Require Legislators to Wear Logos of Donors, February 9, 2016

California’s Pension Contribution Shortfall At Least $15 Billion per Year, February 2, 2016

In Search of a Legitimate Labor Movement, January 19, 2016

Why Investment Realities Will Compel Pension Reform, January 12, 2016

Friedrichs vs. the CTA Ruling Could Restore Free Speech Rights of Government Workers, January 5, 2016

A Pension “Pledge” for State Politicians, December 22, 2015

Which Initiatives Will Qualify for California’s 2016 Ballot? Look for the Union Label, December 15, 2015

How the Pension Reactionaries Mislead the Public, December 8, 2015

The Alliance Between Wall Street and Public Unions, December 1, 2015

Why Aren’t Unions Fighting California’s Bullet Train Boondoggle?, November 24, 2015

How Project Labor Agreements Elevate Costs to Taxpayers, November 17, 2015

Why Pacific Grove Matters to Pension Reformers, November 10, 2015

CalPERS “Myths vs. Facts” Propaganda Will Not Change Reality, November 3, 2015

When Will Unions Fight to Lower the Cost of Living?, October 27, 2015

Pension Reform Requires Mutual Empathy, not Enmity, October 20, 2015

Moral Values That Underlie Opposition to Government Unions, October 13, 2015

Silicon Valley Moving Toward Alliance With Big Labor, October 6, 2015

How Government Unions Are Destroying America, September 22, 2015

California’s Pensions Are An Economic Burden, Not Benefit, September 15, 2015

Deceptive and Misleading Claims – How Government Unions Fool the Public, September 8, 2015

Median Total Compensation for Redwood City Firefighters – At Least $226,365, September 1, 2015

CalSTRS CEO Jack Ehnes Recommends 50% Increase to CalSTRS Retirement Income, August 25, 2015

San Jose City Council Capitulates to Police Union Power, August 18, 2015

California’s Official Antipathy to Educational Innovation and Accountability, August 11, 2015

Tough Education Reform, not More Borrowing and Spending, is What Students Need, August 4, 2015

The CTA Empire Strikes Back, July 28, 2015

Why Pension Reform is Inevitable, and How Reforms Can Benefit the Economy, July 21, 2015

City of Stanton Faces Taxpayer Revolt, July 14, 2015

San Ramon Fire Protection District Pay and Governance Exemplifies Union Power, July 7, 2015

Strike by Santa Clara County Workers Averted, June 30, 2015

Can Unionized Police Be Held Accountable for Misconduct?, June 23, 2015

Public Sector Union Reform Requires Mutual Empathy, June 16, 2015

Retiree with $183,690 Annual Pension Attacks Pension Critics, June 9, 2015

A Challenge to Moorlach and Glazer – Build A Radical Center, June 2, 2015

Analyzing the Cost and Performance of LAUSD Traditional High Schools and LAUSD Alliance Charter High Schools, June 1, 2015

California’s Government Unions Collect $1.0 Billion Per Year, May 19, 2015

How California’s State and Local Governments Can Save $50 Billion Per Year, May 12, 2015

Libertarians, Government Unions, and Infrastructure Development, May 5, 2015

Pension Reformers are not “The Enemy” of Public Safety, April 28, 2015

Glazer vs. Bonilla 7th Senate District Battle Reflects New Political Split in California, April 21, 2015

Pension Reform is BAD for Wall Street, and GOOD for California, April 14, 2015

Desalination Plants vs. Bullet Trains and Pensions, April 7, 2015

Raise the Minimum Wage, or Lower the Cost of Living?, March 31, 2015

Eureka Faces Pension Headwinds – Just Like Every Other California City, March 24, 2015

Pension Funds and the Ultimate Hedge, Taxpayers, March 17, 2015

LAUSD Offer Worth $122,938 Per Year – Will They Strike Anyway?, March 3, 2015

The Glass Jaw of Pension Funds is Asset Bubbles, February 24, 2015

Issue of Government Unions Divide Candidates More Than Party Affiliation, February 17, 2015

Senator Huff Fires Victim of Alleged Assault by Member of Teachers Union, February 10, 2015

Anaheim Teachers Union Faces A Gathering Storm, February 3, 2015

Parent Trigger & Open Enrollment – Ways to Cope With Union Controlled Schools, January 27, 2015

Is Deficient Recruiting the Real Reason for Police Understaffing in San Diego?, January 20, 2015

Money for Nothing – Public Administrators Have Minimal Authority or Accountability, January 13, 2015

Conservatives, Police Unions, and the Future of Law Enforcement, January 6, 2015

The Abundance Choice, December 23, 2014

Final Results: 81% of Local Bonds Passed, 68% of Local Taxes Passed, December 16, 2014

Police Unions in America, December 9, 2014

An Economic Win-Win For California – Lower the Cost of Living, December 3, 2014

California’s New, Big, Nonpartisan Political Tent, December 2, 2014

More Taxes and Tuition Buy Time for the Pension Bubble, November 25, 2014

The Amazing, Obscure, Complicated and Gigantic Pension Loophole, November 18, 2014

Californians Vote for More Taxes and More Borrowing, November 11, 2014

California’s Most Financially Stressed Cities and Counties, November 5, 2014

California’s Emerging Good Government Coalition, November 4, 2014

California’s $12.3 Billion in Proposed School Bonds: Borrowing vs. Reform, October 28, 2014

The Misleading Arguments of Those Who Fight Against Pension Reform, October 21, 2014

The Challenge Libertarians Face to Win American Hearts, October 14, 2014

City of Stanton Proposes Higher Taxes Instead of Cutting Pay and Benefits, October 7, 2014

Palo Alto’s Proposed New Pension Tax – Oops, Hotel Tax, September 30, 2014

California’s 2014 Local Tax Proposals – The Costly Alternative to Pension Reform, September 23, 2014

Watsonville, California – Another Tax That’s Really Just For Pensions, September 16, 2014

Governor Brown – The Bailout King, September 9, 2014

Estimating America’s Total Unfunded State and Local Government Pension Liability, September 9, 2014

Reinventing America’s Unions for the 21st Century, September 2, 2014

The Looming Bipartisan Backlash Against Unionized Government, August 26, 2014

How Labor Money Undermines the Financial Literacy of California’s Legislators, August 19, 2014

Los Angeles Police Average Total Compensation $157,151 Per Year, August 12, 2014

How Much Do Los Angeles Police Officers Make?, August 5, 2014

The Case for Adjustable Defined Benefits, July 31, 2014

Golden Gate Transit District Median Compensation $129,708 per Year, Union Threatening Strike, July 29, 2014

Two Tales of a City – How Detroit Transcended Ideology to Reform Pensions, July 22, 2014

Union Grip on California’s Government Still Stronger than Ever, July 1, 2014

How to Create Affordable Abundance in California, July 1, 2014

The Financial Impact of Pension Obligations on Ventura County, June 24, 2014

Government Employee Unions – The Root Cause of California’s Challenges, June 3, 2014

Examining the CalSTRS Shareholder Bailout, May 27, 2014

California’s Green Bantustans, May 21, 2014

A “Left-Right Alliance” Against Public Sector Unions?, May 20, 2014

Conservative Politicians and Public Safety Unions, May 13, 2014

The Unholy Trinity of Public Sector Unions, Environmentalists, and Wall Street, May 6, 2014

Evaluating Total Unfunded Public Employee Retirement Liabilities in 20 California Counties, May 6, 2014

Public Pension Solvency Requires Asset Bubbles, April 29, 2014

Evaluating Public Safety Pensions in California, April 25, 2014

How Will “Ambush” Union Elections Affect Silicon Valley’s Libertarians?, April 22, 2014

San Jose’s Public Safety Pensions – Reduce Now or Slash Later, April 15, 2014

Government Unions Attack Free-Market Nonprofits via Pension Funds, April 8, 2014

Construction Unions Should Fight for Infrastructure that Helps the Economy, April 1, 2014

Add ALL Public Workers to Social Security, March 25, 2014

Retirement Security in America – A Tale of Two Contracts, March 18, 2014

How Much Do CalSTRS Retirees Really Make?, March 12, 2014

How Much Does Professionalism Cost?, March 11, 2014

Public Sector Pension Plans Do Not Pass the “Smell Test”, March 4, 2014

Comparing CalSTRS Pensions to Social Security Retirement Benefits, February 27, 2014

Pension Reform Comes to Ventura County, February 25, 2014

Pension Funds and the “Asset” Economy, February 18, 2014

How Much Do CalPERS Retirees Really Make?, February 13, 2014

How Does “Zero-point-Eight at Sixty-Eight” Sound for a Pension Plan?, February 11, 2014

Transparency Website Shows True Cost of Unionized Government in California, February 4, 2014

How Much Do California’s State, City and County Workers Really Make?, February 1, 2014

Forming a Bipartisan Consensus for Public Sector Union Reform, January 28, 2014

City of Redondo Beach Fights Unions – Full-time Firefighters Make $220,990 Total Compensation, January 21, 2014

City of Palo Alto Faces Strike – $139,907 Average Total Compensation Not Enough, January 14, 2014

Ushering in 2014 with Laws that Government Unions and Greens Adore, January 7, 2014

Exclusive Interview with Joel Kotkin, January 4, 2014

Why Middle Class Private Sector Workers Are NOT “Ripping Off the Next Generation”, December 17, 2013

How to Think About Debt, December 12, 2013

Time for Media Muckrakers to Follow Public Sector Union Money and Motives, December 10, 2013

Desert Hot Springs, California, Fights Bankruptcy – Average City Employee Makes $144,329 Per Year, December 3, 2013

How Unions and Bankers Work Together to Protect Unsustainable Defined Benefits, November 26, 2013

A Member of the Unionized Government Elite Attacks the CPC, November 19, 2013

CalSTRS Contributions Inadequate; Unions Call Reformers “Right-Wing Ideologues”, November 12, 2013

Are Annual Contributions Into CalSTRS Adequate?, November 8, 2013

A Policy Agenda for Union Reformers Stuck Inside Unions, November 5, 2013

Union opt-out campaigns log incremental gains, but two court cases could change the rules, October 29, 2013

Bipartisan Solutions for California, October 27, 2013

BART Strike is a Teachable Moment, October 22, 2013

Why the Democratic Party Cannot Embrace Public Sector Union Reform, October 15, 2013

Announcing the Prosperity Forum, October 14, 2013

Why Did the California State GOP Accept Donations from Public Sector Unions?, October 8, 2013

The Average Orange County Firefighter’s Total Compensation is $234,000 per Year, October 1, 2013

Reports on Public Insolvency Incomplete Without Employee Compensation Data, September 24, 2013

Orange County Pensions At Risk – Unions Just Call Critics “Extremists”, September 17, 2013

Teachers can receive a $300 – $400 ‘rebate’ for CTA’s political spending, September 17, 2013

How Should Technological Advances Affect the Role of Government?, September 16, 2013

Union Activists Disrupt Right-to-Work Forum in Washington, September 10, 2013

Oregon “Public Employee Choice Act” Aims for 2014 Ballot, September 3, 2013

Are Annual Contributions Into Orange County’s Employee Pension Plan Adequate?, August 30, 2013

Saving Pensions Will Require Unions To Face Reality, August 27, 2013

State Pension Litigation Update, August 26, 2013

Social Security is Healthy Compared to Public Sector Pensions, August 2, 2013

A Method to Estimate the Pension Contribution and Pension Liability for Your City or County, July 24, 2013

Exponential Technological Advances and the Role of Unions, July 23, 2013

California’s State and Local Government Spending Nearly $400 Billion per Year, July 16, 2013

BART Strike Highlights More Than Just Compensation Issues, July 9, 2013

Employee Freedom Week – Know Your Rights, June 25, 2013

Preserving America’s Middle Class, June 24, 2013

Merge Social Security and Public Sector Pensions, June 23, 2013

How Interest Rates Affect the Federal Budget, June 22, 2013

How Big Are California’s State and Local Governments Combined?, June 21, 2013

How Public Sector Unions Skew America’s Public Safety and National Security Agenda, June 18, 2013

Why Public Sector Unions are “Special” Special Interests, June 11, 2013

Public Employee “Pay Transparency” Efforts Fall Short, June 4, 2013

Moody’s Final Adopted Adjustments of Government Pension Data, June 2, 2013

Reforming Public Sector Unions and Public Sector Pensions is NOT “Anti-Worker”, May 28, 2013

Los Angeles Police Union Attacks CPC Study, May 21, 2013

The Public Sector Union Campaign to Own the Mayor of Los Angeles, May 14, 2013

School Board in Colorado Refuses to Negotiate with Teachers Union, May 7, 2013

California’s State/Local Governments Confront $1.0 Trillion in Debt, April 30, 2013

Calculating California’s Total State and Local Government Debt, April 26, 2013

What If Every Worker Made What City of Irvine Workers Make?, April 23, 2013

Adjustable Pension Plans, April 16, 2013

Public Sector Compensation: The Facts Speak for Themselves, April 9, 2013

Irvine, California – City Employee Compensation Analysis, April 8, 2013

The Prosperity Agenda, April 2, 2013

Will Silicon Valley’s Elite Take On Public Sector Unions?, March 26, 2013

GASB Loopholes Created Illusions of Solvency, March 19, 2013

Should Police and Firefighters be Exempted from Union Reforms?, March 12, 2013

One Man’s Fight Against Union Power, March 11, 2013

The Public Sector Union War on Democracy, March 5, 2013

The Misleading and Incomplete Financial Disclosures of Public Institutions, February 26, 2013

Bipartisan Solutions For California, February 25, 2013

Accounting Standards, Not Elections or Litigation, Will Finally Enable Reform, February 19, 2013

How Lower Earnings Will Impact California’s Total Unfunded Pension Liability, February 18, 2013

Would ANY Public Sector Union Reform Appeal to California’s Democrats?, February 12, 2013

Expose on CalPERS Illuminates Collusion Between Big Labor and Big Finance, February 8, 2013

Union Reforms and Counter-Reforms Sweep U.S., February 5, 2013

Calling for Public Sector Union Reform is Not Anti-Union, January 29, 2013

Gina Raimondo’s Shining Example – Pension Reform in Rhode Island, January 28, 2013

Why Public Sector Union Reform is Nonpartisan, January 22, 2013

How Public Sector Unions Are Winning the Cyberwar, January 22, 2013

How Big is California’s “Wall of Debt”?, January 15, 2013

The Persistent Pension Fund Doublethink Behind the 7.0% Per Year Projection, January 10, 2013

Municipal Credit Ratings May Crumble Under New Rules, January 8, 2013

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