The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

May 17, 2011
From the notebook: Where Brown's budget cuts state jobs

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We never get all of what we learn into a news story, but this blog can give users the data, the notes and the quotes from the notebook that informed what was published.

Our story in today's Bee looked at what Gov. Jerry Brown's revised budget cuts mean for state employees, and Sacramento in particular. As we were casting our net for information on Monday, we asked Department of Finance spokesman H.D. Palmer for a breakdown of the roughly 5,500 jobs that would go away under the proposal.

Here's what he sent our way:

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The summary chapters of Brown's 2011-12 budget revision have more details about each line item.

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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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