Business News: California's new retirement program, do we need it? Around Town, posted by Editor, Pleasanton Weekly Online, on Mar 5, 2013 at 9:09 am
The media coverage of last year's presidential election drowned out the news of a controversial retirement program announced by the state of California, the California Secure Choice Retirement Savings Program. While its intentions are good, the details show serious limitations and unnecessary use of taxpayer money.
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Posted by local, a resident of the Another Pleasanton neighborhood neighborhood, on Mar 5, 2013 at 2:09 pm
I would love to be part of the California Retirement program. I can then leave the state and not be responsible for the funding of my retirement. The suckers left in California would be responsible for the deficits. Sort of the like the California residents being responsible for the funding of the California public employee retirement system deficits.
Posted by Gary Alt, a resident of the Del Prado neighborhood, on Mar 6, 2013 at 8:25 am Gary Alt is a member (registered user) of PleasantonWeekly.com
If anyone wants to read SB 1234, you can find it here: Web Link
If the state has limited dollars, every Sacramento bureaucrat employed is one less teacher, firefighter, or police officer employed. Our state cannot afford to spend money in areas where solutions already exist, let alone a sub-standard one.