Press Releases

Pension Legislation (AB 340) a "Political Overreaction"

August 31, 2012

For Immediate Release

Californians for Retirement Security Statement on Pension Legislation (AB 340)

Following is a statement from Dave Low, chairman of Californians for Retirement Security, a coalition representing 1.5 million public employees and retirees.

CAPS STATEMENT ON CHANGES TO STATE PENSION SYSTEM

August 28, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Following today’s announcement that Governor Brown and legislative leaders have reached an agreement on sweeping changes to the state pension system, California Association of Professional Scientists (CAPS) President and state scientist David Miller released the following statement.

Public Employees Outraged at Pension-Gutting Plan

August 28, 2012

For Immediate Release

Following is a statement from Dave Low, chairman of Californians for Retirement Security, a coalition representing 1.5 million public employees and retirees.

“We are outraged that a Democratic Governor and Democratic Legislature are taking a wrecking ball to retirement security for teachers, firefighters, school employees, and police officers. While we support common-sense changes to end spiking and abuse of the system, this package is unfair and wrong.

Pension proposals "deeply flawed and deserve public scrutiny"

July 3, 2012

For Immediate Release
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Californians for Retirement Security
                                 
Californians for Retirement Security Statement on Pension Negotiations

Dave Low, Chairman of Californians for Retirement Security:

Statement on Pension Measures in San Jose and San Diego

June 5, 2012

For Immediate Release
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Californians for Retirement Security

Statement on Pension Measures in San Jose and San Diego

Dave Low, Chairman of Californians for Retirement Security, on tonight’s election results:

Republican Lawmakers Play Politics with Pensions Rather than Seeking Real Solutions

April 11, 2012

For Immediate Release
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Californians for Retirement Security

Republican Lawmakers Play Politics with Pensions Rather than Seeking Real Solutions

Following is a statement by Dave Low, Chairman of Californians for Retirement Security, on the politically motivated fist thumping by Republican lawmakers: