The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

November 29, 2011
Broadacre Coffee to host 'State Worker Appreciation Week'

Colleague Chris Macias over at The Bee's Appetizers blog had this post Monday, and we'd thought we'd pass it along.

We know it's been a trying few years for state workers, given the days of Furlough Fridays, pay cuts and attempts by then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to pay state workers minimum wage. Downtown business that cater to state workers have also felt the pinch, with folks holding tighter to their disposable income or not even being around due to mandatory days off.

Civil servants, you now have something to celebrate. Broadacre Coffee (1014 10th St., Sacramento) is hosting a "state worker appreciation week" from Dec. 5 to Dec. 9. Here's how it works: Drop by Broadacre Coffee, show your state worker badge, and you'll be privy to a variety of specials. State worker deals include free coffee, free tea, a free Doughbot donut and even a free 30g bag of coffee beans. Score!

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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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