Patt Morrison for August 28, 2012

A look at Governor Brown’s latest pension plan proposal

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Gov. Jerry Brown stands away from other Democratic governors at the White House. He will hold a news conference to announce a pension reform deal.

At a press conference in Los Angeles today, Governor Jerry Brown announced a compromise plan when it comes to pension benefits for new public employees. Last year, Democratic lawmakers disagreed with Gov. Brown’s proposal to create a pension plan blending defined benefits with a 401(k)-style plan. So what are the specifics and what’s the reaction to the newest version? Patt checks in with KPCC’s state capitol reporter Julie Small for an update.


What do you think about Governor Jerry Brown's pension plan?


Julie Small, KPCC's state capitol reporter

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