Q&A: San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed on Pension Reform

By Carl M. Cannon - October 23, 2013

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Chuck Reed, the innovative mayor of San Jose, Calif., has been spearheading efforts by municipalities to come to grips with soaring public employee retirement costs. A Democrat, Reed was elected in 2006, and re-elected overwhelmingly in 2010. Last year, he shepherded passage of a citywide referendum curbing future costs. Although the measure still faces legal challenges from the city’s...

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