An NBC Bay Area investigative series examines the numbers behind San Jose’s retirement costs

Thursday, Aug 16, 2012 at 04:40 PM PDT

No Calculations for $650 Million, Yet

No Calculations for $650 Million, Yet

A memo filed last week asking for calculations behind $650 million pension projection remains unanswered.

Friday, Apr 27, 2012 at 06:59 AM PDT

Unions Call for Pension Investigation

Unions Call for Pension Investigation

Fallout from an NBC Bay Area investigation prompts unions to file a formal ethics complaint against high-ranking San Jose officials, including the Mayor.

Friday, May 10, 2013 at 05:44 PM PDT

San Jose Pension Estimates Questioned

San Jose Pension Estimates Questioned

Internal emails and documents show some fuzzy math behind pension cost projections used to sell a fiscal disaster.

Friday, Apr 27, 2012 at 07:34 AM PDT

Exclusive: SJ Council Says Show Me the Math

Exclusive: SJ Council Says Show Me the Math

5 City Council members delivered a memo to the Rules Committee today, asking for calculations behind $650 million as a 5-year pension cost projection.

Friday, Apr 27, 2012 at 06:59 AM PDT

Money Buys Access In Government

Money Buys Access In Government

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit digs through federal and state campaign finance records to uncover who Silicon Valley's top corporate officers are giving to in Washington D.C. and Sacramento.

Friday, Apr 27, 2012 at 06:59 AM PDT

SEC Complaint Filed Against SJ Mayor

SEC Complaint Filed Against SJ Mayor

More heat put on the Mayor today regarding a $650 million dollar pension projection. City unions have now filed a complaint with the SEC

Thursday, Apr 26, 2012 at 06:54 AM PDT

San Jose City Council Makes Demands

San Jose City Council  Makes Demands

Show me the math. That's what five San Jose city council members are demanding in a memo addressed to the rules committee today. They're asking for an explanation behind a 5-year pension projection used by Mayor...

Friday, Apr 27, 2012 at 07:28 AM PDT

SJ May Open Books for State Auditors

SJ May Open Books for State Auditors

City of San Jose may be opening their books for a state audit. CA lawmakers representing local districts requested the audit today.

Friday, Apr 27, 2012 at 06:59 AM PDT

Pension Reform: Headed to A Ballot Near You

Pension Reform: Headed to A Ballot Near You

Pension reform will now be decided by voters. In an 8-3 vote, San Jose City Council decided their seventh draft of a pension reform measure will be on your ballot.

Friday, Apr 27, 2012 at 07:37 AM PDT

State Audit for San Jose

State Audit for San Jose

The Joint Legislative Audit Committee approved an audit request this morning.

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NBC Bay Area Investigative Reporter Jenna Susko examines the fuzzy math behind San Jose’s projected retirement costs and brings you the fallout from our report. It all started with the five-year-projection -- $650 million -- an estimate the city’s Retirement Services Director Russell Crosby told NBC Bay Area was “off the top of my head.” Stay tuned as The Unit continues to uncover the truth behind the numbers.
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