The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

March 25, 2010
Schwarzenegger on furlough cases and legislation

Our story in today's Bee ("Judge ends furloughs for tens of thousands of California workers; Schwarzenegger to appeal") mentions part of what Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said about furlough litigation during a brief Q&A with reporters at the end of a press event Wednesday morning on the Capitol steps.

He had a few other remarks that State Worker blog users will find interesting. Click here to download audio from the event. The governor's furlough remarks, which include his thoughts on Darrell Steinberg's furlough bill, SBX8 29, begin at the 13-minute mark.

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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


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