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Pleasanton Weekly

Opinion - September 7, 2012

While not perfect, the state's pension reform proposal has merit

On the final day of the 2012 state legislative session, the Legislature passed AB 340, a pension reform measure that while a long way from solving California's ongoing problem with unfunded pension liabilities, is a significant step forward in a Democratic-controlled Statehouse and Legislature that has long hesitated to address an issue that both unions and its own party members prefer to ignore. The League of California Cities which supported AB 340, applauded both the Assembly and the Senate in passing the measure by large margins.

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