Measure L is not about preserving benefits for widows and orphans. It’s a union ploy to keep billing taxpayers for lavish retirement payouts
05:46 PM PDT on Saturday, October 2, 2010
By BOB BUSTER
Every year — $4.2 million.
That’s the total in dues and fees the Riverside Sheriffs’ Association union collects from 3,000 deputies, correctional and probation officers, and district attorney investigators. The union routinely unleashes its war chest against anyone who tries to protect taxpayers from its unreasonable demands.
The union bosses are digging deep into their bank vault to promote the union’s initiative, Measure L. If approved on Nov. 2, Measure L puts a stranglehold on Riverside County taxpayers by guaranteeing the current high pension levels for law enforcement personnel hired in the future.
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