Pension Truth Squad to Appear in Carson before Legislative Hearing

October 24, 2011

For Immediate Release
Monday, October 24, 2011
Californians for Retirement Security

**News Conference Advisory**
Pension Truth Squad to Appear in Carson Wednesday Prior to Legislative Hearings
Firefighters, Teachers, Police to Share Stories, Dispel Myths

WHAT: Firefighters, law enforcement officers, teachers and other public employees from across the Southland - members of the statewide Pension Truth Squad - will stand together Wednesday morning in Carson for a press conference to set the record straight about attacks on their pensions. Retired and active public employees will speak outside, just before others are set to testify inside at the first hearing of the Joint Legislative Conference Committee on Public Employee Pensions. The Pension Truth Squad tour has appeared in 10 California cities and is sponsored by Californians for Retirement Security, which represents 1.5 million public employees and retirees.

WHO: Southland public employees and retirees including law enforcement officers, firefighters, teachers, local employees and others
WHEN: WEDNESDAY, October 26, 2011, at 9:15 a.m.

WHERE: Carson City Hall, 701 East Carson Street in Carson, CA (At the corner of Avalon Boulevard and East Carson Street)