Tag: California

Anti-Pension Spiking Law Upheld

California public employees have no vested right to “spike” pensions a state appeals court ruled Wednesday, upholding key elements of a 2013 law aimed at ending the expensive practice in many counties. The practice known as “pension spiking” allows some…

Prisons Ordered to Speed Up Paroles

California prison officials have been ordered to implement a new parole determination process that would speed up the parole of non-violent second-strike inmates and minimum security prisoners. The three federal judges overseeing the prison overcrowding case said Friday there is…