The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

September 23, 2013
Government administration group meets Wednesday

RCB_20111001_FIREFIGHTER_0061.JPGThe American Society for Public Administration's Sacramento chapter will host a reception for leaders on Wednesday at Capitol Park.

The nonprofit national organization is "dedicated to advancing the art, science, teaching and practice of public and nonprofit administration. ASPA's four core values are Accountability and Performance, Professionalism, Ethics and Social Equity," its website says.

The reception is intended as an opportunity for public leaders and executives to meet.

The event will run from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the California Firefighters Memorial on the east side of Capitol Park.

RSVP no later than today via email to or by calling (916) 637-8963. Click here to view a reception flyer.

PHOTO: A member of the Contra Costa Fire Department sings the national anthem at the California Firefighters Memorial in Sacramento on Oct. 1, 2011. The Sacramento Bee/Renée C. Byer

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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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