A whopping 78 percent of Orange County voters were approving Measure J, which makes county public employee and elected retirement contracts contingent on approval at the ballot box. You can read the Orange County Register story by clicking here.
Is this the leading edge of a wave of public pension changes that could sweep statewide?
We'll see. Keep your eye on the political fortunes of Orange County Board of Supes Chairman John Moorlach, the driving force behind Measure J. Some SoCal pundits think he'll move up the political ladder and take his pension reform message with him. William Lobdell of OC Metro Business Magazine suggested in this piece that Moorlach run for governor.