The Contra Costa Taxpayers Association is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to promoting accountable, cost-effective and efficient government and opposing unnecessary taxes and spending.


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Contra Costa Taxpayers Association Mentioned in    
National Bestseller Book


The Contra Costa Taxpayers Association was mentioned in a 2013 book by Meredith Whitney, "Fate of States". Chapter 4 is devoted to Contra Costa Taxpayers Association and the 2012 ConFire parcel tax regarding spiraling pension costs.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2013/06/05/meredith-whitney-book-interview/2384905/

Fate of the States: The New Geography of American Prosperity (ISBN10: 159184570X; ISBN13: 9781591845706)
                                           

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Issue Updates

07 Mar 2016 2:48 PM • Anonymous
07 Mar 2016 2:47 PM • Anonymous
22 Feb 2016 3:56 PM • Anonymous

A lot of publicity has gone to CalPERS and its pitiful 1% rate of return. CCCERA is using a 7.75 expected rate of return when for 2011 it earned 2.7%, the 5 year average is only 2.4%, and the 10 year average is 6.2%.  Retaining that 7.75% rate of return will push more expenses to the governments in CCCERA including the county and ConFire. That will mean dollars that would go to services will be directed to pension payment.


 

Contra Costa $100,000 Pension  Club has 787 Members as of      7/1/2013. A 10% increase from 2012 numbers.                                

See list: http://transparentcalifornia.com/pensions/2013/contra-costa-county-pension/
                                      


                                       

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