The State Worker

November 27, 2013

Valley PBS show to examine public pension debate

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.

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Jon Ortiz launched The State Worker blog 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 or 916-321-1043. Twitter: @TheStateWorker.