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Aguirre Discusses Updates on Pension Case

It's been a busy year for City Attorney Mike Aguirre. He's waged battles on many fronts - winning some and losing others. Last week, Aguirre suffered his biggest set-back yet, when a judge rejected hi

As 2006 winds down, the city of San Diego’s pension-related problems have not gone away. The city attorney was hoping that a judge would look favorably on his lawsuit to roll back 10 years worth of employee benefits. If successful, the move could save the city about $900 million to the city. But instead, Judge Jeffrey Barton handed Mr. Aguirre a major set-back. Host Gloria Penner talks with City Attorney Mike Aguirre about that ruling and other city matters.


  • Mike Aguirre, San Diego City Attorney