The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

July 12, 2011
From the notebook: What's up with local government pensions?

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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 touches on pension changes around the nation and at the state and local government level in California.

Here's a table that shows pension reworkings instituted or proposed in cities and counties around the Golden State as of July 4. CalPERS did the research.
California local government pension changes (as of July 4, 2011)

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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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