With Friends Like These: How Local Officials can end corporate welfare and unleash markets to create prosperity in California communities

November 20, 2019/by Will Swaim

Yorba Linda measure a rebuke to Cronyism

November 20, 2019/by Will Swaim

Using the Initiative Process to Transform California

October 1, 2019/by Edward Ring

Court Ruling Offers School Boards New Options

July 31, 2019/by Edward Ring

Fighting Corporate Welfare

June 17, 2019/by Edward Ring

Analyzing Government Financial Health by Using Financial Statements

May 20, 2019/by Marc Joffe

Citizen’s Initiatives May Transform Oxnard Politics

May 6, 2019/by Edward Ring

Resisting the Union Assault on Charter Schools

April 16, 2019/by Edward Ring

A New Approach to Pension Reform – How to Prepare

March 12, 2019/by Ken Churchill

Reforms IF Court Rules Pensions can be Changed for Future Service

November 29, 2018/by Ken Churchill

In Search of Public Employers Willing to Fight for Their Right to Free Speech

September 7, 2018/by Edward Ring

The Case for Adopting COIN “Civic Openness in Negotiations” Ordinances

August 17, 2018/by Edward Ring

Starting an Independent Fire Department

June 26, 2018/by Edward Ring

California’s Government Unions Take Steps to Obliterate Janus Impact

June 21, 2018/by Edward Ring

We can save California if leaders act boldly, urgently

June 12, 2018/by Matt Patterson

How Local Elected Officials Can Work With Local Activists

May 2, 2018/by Edward Ring

Using Citizen’s Initiatives to Repeal Local Taxes

April 25, 2018/by Edward Ring

Resources for California’s Pension Reformers

March 13, 2018/by Edward Ring

Innovative Incarceration Could Result in Lower Costs and Safer Citizens

February 21, 2018/by Edward Ring

How to Restore Financial Sustainability to Public Pensions

February 14, 2018/by Edward Ring

How to Assess Impact of Market Correction on Pension Payments

February 7, 2018/by Edward Ring

How Glendale Saved Money on Retiree Health Costs

January 4, 2018/by Edward Ring

What the Census Report on Poverty Means for California’s Local Elected Officials

January 2, 2018/by Edward Ring

Pleasanton reviews options for confronting unfunded pension liabilities

December 20, 2017/by Will Swaim

Janus v. AFSCME oral arguments set for Feb. 26 

December 20, 2017/by Will Swaim

Prohibit Public Money in Campaigns for New Taxes and New Bonds

December 11, 2017/by Edward Ring

Explaining the Pension Crisis – Additional Graphics

December 6, 2017/by Edward Ring

Graphics to Explain the Pension Crisis to Colleagues and Constituents

December 5, 2017/by Edward Ring

Pension Questions To Ask Your Agency’s CFO, Actuary & Auditor

December 4, 2017/by Edward Ring

Privatized Prosecutions Are Coming To California

November 29, 2017/by Edward Ring

Did CalPERS Fail to Disclose Costs of Historic Bump in Pension Benefits?

October 25, 2017/by Edward Ring

Did Your Agency Comply with the Law When Increasing Pension Formulas?

October 24, 2017/by Ken Churchill

How Local Officials Can Prepare for the Janus Ruling

October 18, 2017/by Edward Ring

Coping With the Pension Albatross

October 12, 2017/by Edward Ring

Marin County Discloses Debt Balances on Property Tax Bills

October 4, 2017/by Edward Ring

How Fraudulently Low “Normal Contributions” Wreak Havoc on Civic Finances

September 29, 2017/by Edward Ring

City finance director says Oroville faces specter of bankruptcy

September 27, 2017/by Stephen Greenhut

Steps to Improve Police Training and Accountability

September 19, 2017/by Edward Ring

How Placer County Privatized Inmate Food Services

September 13, 2017/by Edward Ring

Pension Reform – The San Jose Model

September 5, 2017/by Edward Ring

Reforming Binding Arbitration

August 30, 2017/by Edward Ring

Pension Reform – The San Diego Model

August 23, 2017/by Edward Ring

Tips for Negotiating with Public Sector Unions

August 16, 2017/by Edward Ring

Getting the Most Out of Your Annual Agency Audit

August 14, 2017/by Edward Ring

How to Put Agency Budgets Online

August 8, 2017/by Edward Ring

How to Identify a “Good” Bond

August 1, 2017/by Edward Ring

In Search of Heroes

July 2, 2017/by Edward Ring