o We won the trial.
o Judge Garbis issued a 33 page decision on September 20th holding that the 2010 City pension statute replacing the variable benefit with a tiered COLA was not reasonable and necessary to serve an important public purpose. Therefore, the Judge ruled that the statute is unconstitutional.
Does Judge Garbis’s decision affect the entire 2010 pension statute or just the variable benefit?
o Yes, the Judge ruled that the substitution the City chose for the variable benefit is at the heart of the City’s 2010...