The city is awash in red ink, thanks to billion-dollar benefit giveaways and our politicians' lack of will.
With today's cut, Prop. B just become shorter and easier to read. Will it become easier to evade, too?A judge today struck down a portion of Proposition B -- "SF Smart Reform" -- that the measure's author, public defender Jeff Adachi, had claimed was critical for actually ensuring the legislation ... More >>
On Wednesday, we reported how a pension reform bill intending to save the city money was affixed with a union-crafted amendment that would actually cost San Francisco more than $13 million annually.The notion of pension reform actually costing the city more in both the short- and long-term is bad ... More >>
Look! "Reform"! We've reported a bit on Supervisor Sean Elsbernd's attempts to save the city a modest bundle via pension reform, and the SEIU's attempts to amend the plan via Supervisor Eric Mar. While Mar claimed his amendments wouldn't cost the city any additional money, Elsbernd disagreed -- a ... More >>