Category: Sunshine

5 Answers to the Money Problem?

An interesting, if not groundbreaking or even necessarily directive, article on pensions. One supposition that jumped out at me: Actuaries, who set recommended levels of contributing to pensions, have been far too optimistic. They’ve made bad assumptions about how many people…

Updated: A Swing and a Mif

Updated: 9/26 @12:30-ish – The City has decided to continue the 10/4 Mif item until 10/18 and go out for additional appraisals for the Mif. A victory for common (and political) sense. Kudos to the council members who stepped up…

The sunshine is shining in Alameda

Sunshine in government is a really important tool for effecting better decision-making as well as encouraging greater, more meaningful participation in the public process. Yesterday, something momentous and good occurred. The City Council and ARRA agendas came out…10 days prior…