Publishing Pension Data Has Its Drawbacks

George Linn
Director of Public Relations, Retired Public Employees Association of California

It’s a good thing Calpers last week delayed a plan to post a database online displaying the specifics of all the pensions it administers. That delay should become permanent. Posting unvarnished numbers like that without context would not inform the public, it would only open hardworking middle-class pubic servants to another round of attacks from […]

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