Ventura County

Sustainable Retirement System Initiative

VCTA ENDORSES COMMITTEE FOR PENSION FAIRNESS – -  Today, representatives of the Committee for Pension Fairness filed a sweeping retirement system reform ballot measure for the November 2014 election known as the “Sustainable Retirement System Initiative”. This measure, the first…

Ventura County: Pension Reform Comes To The November Ballot

If Sacramento leaders take forensic awareness of the state’s overwhelming pension and obligation costs and search for how it all began, they’ll trace them straight to Ventura County – the Patient Zero of California’s $500 billion (and growing) unfunded liabilities.…

What’s Stopping Pension Reform? – VC Star

This month, an article in the AARP Bulletin focused the nation’s attention on Ventura County’s “outrageous” pensions. The article mentions a former county executive officer (Marty Robinson) being able to “spike” her $228,000 salary into a $272,000 pension, stating: “Pension…