More Videos

California's public pension crisis is bad and getting worse 1:45

California's public pension crisis is bad and getting worse

'Are you kidding me?': Officer alleges discrimination by CHP for his military status 1:14

'Are you kidding me?': Officer alleges discrimination by CHP for his military status

How California state workers can get promoted and make more money 3:18

How California state workers can get promoted and make more money

10 things to know about this great Sacramento Thanksgiving tradition 1:02

10 things to know about this great Sacramento Thanksgiving tradition

4,500-calorie meals and other fun Thanksgiving facts 1:35

4,500-calorie meals and other fun Thanksgiving facts

De'Aaron Fox and Kings need to be more aggressive, get to the free throw line 1:07

De'Aaron Fox and Kings need to be more aggressive, get to the free throw line

This is what the interstellar visitor passing through our solar system looks like 0:47

This is what the interstellar visitor passing through our solar system looks like

S.F. residents surrender wild boar to shelter after planning to keep him as a pet 2:13

S.F. residents surrender wild boar to shelter after planning to keep him as a pet

Footage shows North Korean defector's escape 6:39

Footage shows North Korean defector's escape

Who will stay, who will go? 49ers' five most intriguing free-agency decisions 2:07

Who will stay, who will go? 49ers' five most intriguing free-agency decisions

  • How to look for a state job online

    California’s web site for applying for state jobs – jobs.ca.gov – has been redesigned to guide applicants through the hiring process.

California’s web site for applying for state jobs – jobs.ca.gov – has been redesigned to guide applicants through the hiring process. Hector Amezcua and Nick Perez The Sacramento Bee
California’s web site for applying for state jobs – jobs.ca.gov – has been redesigned to guide applicants through the hiring process. Hector Amezcua and Nick Perez The Sacramento Bee

The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

Texas, three more states on California’s banned travel list

June 22, 2017 02:49 PM

UPDATED June 23, 2017 09:05 AM

Comments

More Videos

California's public pension crisis is bad and getting worse 1:45

California's public pension crisis is bad and getting worse

'Are you kidding me?': Officer alleges discrimination by CHP for his military status 1:14

'Are you kidding me?': Officer alleges discrimination by CHP for his military status

How California state workers can get promoted and make more money 3:18

How California state workers can get promoted and make more money

10 things to know about this great Sacramento Thanksgiving tradition 1:02

10 things to know about this great Sacramento Thanksgiving tradition

4,500-calorie meals and other fun Thanksgiving facts 1:35

4,500-calorie meals and other fun Thanksgiving facts

De'Aaron Fox and Kings need to be more aggressive, get to the free throw line 1:07

De'Aaron Fox and Kings need to be more aggressive, get to the free throw line

This is what the interstellar visitor passing through our solar system looks like 0:47

This is what the interstellar visitor passing through our solar system looks like

S.F. residents surrender wild boar to shelter after planning to keep him as a pet 2:13

S.F. residents surrender wild boar to shelter after planning to keep him as a pet

Footage shows North Korean defector's escape 6:39

Footage shows North Korean defector's escape

Who will stay, who will go? 49ers' five most intriguing free-agency decisions 2:07

Who will stay, who will go? 49ers' five most intriguing free-agency decisions

  • 'Are you kidding me?': Officer alleges discrimination by CHP for his military status

    Lt. Col. Christopher Lutz joined the California National Guard in 1996, eventually ending up as a pilot in the Air Guard. Lutz also is a California Highway Patrol officer with 12 years of service, and says the CHP is essentially destroying his career because of his military obligations.

About This Blog


The Sacramento Bee launched The State Worker blog in 2008 to cover state government from the perspective of California government employees. Every day The Bee filters the news through a single question: "What does this mean for state workers?" Subscribe to alerts on state pay, benefits, pensions, contracts and jobs at sacbee.com/newsletters. Twitter: @TheStateWorker.