The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association has joined Gov. Jerry Brown in an effort to end a state rule that limits changes to public employee pension plans. On February 21, HJTA filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the California Supreme Court in CalFire Local 2881 v. CalPERS, a case involving the so-called “California Rule,” which has limited changes to public employee pension plans, no matter how unaffordable they might be for state and local governments. Read the HJTA Press Release. Read the brief filed by HJTA.