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“The Maddy Report” airs on KVPT Valley PBS, Friday at 7 p.m.

Valley PBS show to examine public pension debate

Published: Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013 - 2:11 pm

For those with access to KVPT Valley PBS , this Friday’s “The Maddy Report” will look at public employee pensions, including a segment with your humble blogger. “Public Employees Pension Reforms: Too Much, Too Little or Just Right?” also will feature union lobbyist Christy Bouma and pension-reform advocate Marcia Fritz. Maddy Institute Executive Director Mark Keppler hosts the show, which airs at 7 p.m.

You can watch archived programs by clicking here.

The Kenneth L. Maddy Institute at California State University, Fresno, is named for the city’s former Republican assemblyman and state senator who served in the Legislature for nearly 30 years.

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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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