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November 30, 2016

California’s high court will review pension "spiking" case

Californians are accustomed to controversy when it comes to public employee pensions.  Although state and local governments across the country were left without adequate funding of pension obligations following the Great Recession of 2008-2009, California’s shortfall–estimated to be around $475 billion–was the biggest. The Cali ...

September 23, 2013

Charter school victory! Georgia Supreme Court upholds charter schools' right to funds

This morning brought great news from the Georgia Supreme Court.   The court ruled that Atlanta Public Schools cannot take away funds from charter schools in order to pay off their own pension liability.  This is an important victory for Georgia’s charter school students, as the decision reaffirms that charter schools cannot be treated as ...

June 30, 2010

PLF: The "ring-the-bells-for-freedom" organization

Author: Joshua Thompson That's how the Orange County Register describes Pacific Legal Fondation in an article describing PLF's role in the lawsuit against the retroactive pension winfdall for Orange County public safety workers.  To wit: So last week it was Attorney General/Candidate for Governor Jerry Brown weighing in on ...