Political season is in full swing and, with days to go until California’s June 7 primary, CFT retirees are already looking ahead to the November 8 General Election.
“I can’t tell you how many people have told me they are mad as hell and ‘ready to do something’ because of the leaked Supreme Court ruling on abortion rights,” said Mike Nye at-large representative on the CFT Council of Retired Members.
Retired Berkeley Unified teacher Bonnie Cediel taught for 16
years. She was married for 34, but her partial CalSTRS pension
precludes her from receiving any Social Security spousal
benefits. The Government Pension Offset, (GPO) passed in 1977, is