The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

January 28, 2010
From the notebook: Public pension poll results

notebook.jpgWe can never get everything we learn into a news story. "From the notebook" posts give you the notes, quotes, details and documents that inform what we write.

Our A1 story in today's Bee zeroes in on some key aspects of the LAO analysis of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's employee compensation proposals for the 2010-11 budget. It mentions a PPIC poll released today that shows three-fourths of likely voters in California view state and local pension costs as a problem. Click here to download the poll. The questions about pensions are on page 22.

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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 jortiz@sacbee.com.

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