Our report in today's Sacramento Bee discusses the latest Field Poll results concerning California voters' views on public employee pensions. You can read the story here, then click these links to go more deeply into the survey:
Tabulations From a Survey of California Registered Voters about the State and Local Government Employee Pensions and Pension Reform : These tables slice and dice responses by various demographic measures.
Plurality of voters sees public pensions as too generous, most react positively to Brown's reform proposals. Want changes to apply to both current and new public employees: Summarizes the November telephone survey's findings on voters' attitudes about public pensions.
Dave Low, chairman of union coalition Californians for Retirement Security, issued this statement about the new Field Poll results about public employee pensions:
Our goal remains simple: We will continue our hard work with the Governor and the Legislature on reasonable, common-sense measures to sustain our state's retirement system, rebuild our state's working class, provide adequate retirement benefits, eliminate abuses and tackle fiscal realities.
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