Ventura County Residents Blocked From Voting on Pension Reform

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“Why Were Ventura County Residents Blocked From Voting on Pension Reform in the Midterm Elections?,” produced by Alexis Garcia. About 11 minutes. Original release date was November 4, 2014 and original writeup is below.

“The taxpayers bear a large burden…for the government employees’ pension and these pensions are much more generous than is available to them,” says Richard Thomson, president of the Ventura County Taxpayers Association (VCTA). “The question you have to ask is what’s so special about government employees that they shouldn’t have to assume some of their own risk—like the taxpayer—for their retirement.”

On Tuesday, voters across the county will venture to polling stations for the midterm elections. In Ventura County, California, residents will be able to have their say on a variety of local issues, but there is one initiative they won’t be able to cast their ballot for—that measure is pension reform.

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