The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

January 5, 2009
The State Worker to speak to state workers

090102 speaker.gifThe State Information Officers Council has invited us to speak at its monthly brown bag lunch on Thursday.

We're excited and honored at the chance to talk to the state's media voices. We work with them almost every day, and have found them to be a highly professional, responsive group.

(And free with their money. We won an SiOC scholarship in 2002 while studying journalism and political science at Sac State.)

Here's the e-mail blast the council sent to members last week.


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Jon Ortiz The Author

Jon Ortiz launched The State Worker blog and a companion column in 2008 to cover state government from the perspective of California government employees. Every day he filters the news through a single question: "What does this mean for state workers?" Join Ortiz for updates and debate on state pay, benefits, pensions, contracts and jobs. Contact him at (916) 321-1043 and at


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