Why Pension Measure is in Trouble

August 17, 2015

by Steven Maviglio
August 17, 2015

To no one’s surprise, the backers of the measure to slash retirement security for millions of California’s public servants are squealing about the title and summary issued by Attorney General Kamala Harris last week.

Reed described it as “inaccurate and misleading.” Which is nearly identical what he said two years ago when Harris issued a similar review of the initiative. (Reed challenged the Attorney General in Court during the last go-round. He lost.)

This year, his partner in the endeavor, losing San Diego congressional candidate Carl DeMaio, called their new version of the measure “bulletproof.” In emails to supporters, Reed and DeMaio said it had been reviewed by more than a dozen law firms.

Read the full op-ed on Fox & Hounds here.