Alameda, California

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Alameda is a city in California.

Public Pensions

In October, 2012 Alameda’s City Council took the first step toward addressing the city’s unfunded pension and retiree benefit costs, hearing a report drafted by a special pension task force. The unfunded costs were estimated at $193 million in 2012.[1]

Lobbying

Main article: California government sector lobbying

Alameda reported $1,065,000 spent lobbying between 2000 and 2009 (see table).

Reported lobbying expenditures, 2000-2009[2]
Year Amount spent on lobbying
2009 $20,000
2008 $105,000
2007 $80,000
2006 $80,000
2005 $150,000
2004 $320,000
2003 $140,000
2002 $90,000
2001 $40,000
2000 $40,000


References

  1. the Alamedan, Council takes "first step" toward addressing pension, benefit costs, Oct. 31, 2012
  2. Open Secrets