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CalPERS Addressing PEPRA Consequences [Human Resources and Personnel]

Thursday, July 10, 2014

The Public Employees’ Retirement Act of 2013 (PEPRA) made significant changes to many aspects of retirement benefits including mandatory defined benefit formulas, how employees contribute to their retirement plans and when local agencies may hire annuitants. The law has been in place for 18 months…

Local Green Revenue [Infrastructure Innovation and Investment]

Cap-and-Trade Auctions Revenue and Local Green Programs The California Air Resources Board has held seven cap-and-trade auctions to date, resulting in $734 million in new revenue for the State. The Legislature and Governor Jerry Brown recently came to an agreement on both a short term and long term…