Pension reform undertaken by Assembly panel

May 04, 2011
By C. Johnson

SACRAMENTO, CA - "I couldn't afford to live on my retirement. I would get roughly $21,000 coming in a year," said retiree David Miller with the Pension Truth Squad.

Government workers and retirees who call themselves the "Pension Truth Squad" held signs outside the State Capitol saying they don't own yachts or Bentleys or even mansions.

They're just average folks earning small retirement checks that average $2,200 a month, hardly the headline-grabbing amounts given to high earners that have sparked outrage against public workers in general. Read the full article here.