A study up for review by the San Jose City Council affirms that revenue from two new tax measures is being eaten up by pension costs.
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo took part in Metro’s SV411 podcast to discuss everything from Donald Trump and Google to pension reform.
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo released his proposed 2017-18 budget earlier this spring. Now it’s time for residents to give their thoughts.
The word of the day this past Saturday Overfelt High, where Mayor Sam Liccardo delivered his second State of The City speech, was “opportunity.”
San Jose’s nastiest political battle is no more. On Wednesday, the city reached a pension reform settlement agreement with its police union, ending a three-year court battle after voters passed Measure B in June 2012.
The current conundrum at City Hall has been exacerbated by the inability of personalities to work together on Measure B and pension reform. Mayor Sam Liccardo and his opponents should try to find at least one issue on which they agree.
Chuck Reed’s about to sunset his final term as mayor of San Jose, and he’s inviting the public to a farewell celebration. What’s that? You have plans? Oh, come on.
A judge ruled that the city of San Jose should be on the hook for union attorney fees in the ongoing battle over Measure B pension reforms, according to a NBC report. But the legal battle isn’t over yet.
Four former San Jose police chiefs got together last month for an orchestrated media event. While they blamed the city’s pension reforms for driving officers away, none bothered to mention that their huge pension payouts boost the argument as to why pensions needed to be scaled back.
In the second installment of an interview with San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed, we discuss his administration’s legacy, mistakes that were made along the way and the battle over pension reform.