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December 4, 2013 9:39 AM

Poll: What does Detroit decision mean for California pension-change crusaders?

In case you missed it, today’s Bee includes a report on why a Michigan bankruptcy court said Detroit can impose cuts on its pension plans and what it may mean for California. After you check out Dale Kasler’s story and what Bee columnist Dan Walters thinks about it, weigh in with our poll on whether the news will impact efforts to put a pension measure on next fall’s statewide ballot. Want to chat more about pensions? Head over to The State Worker community Facebook page and leave your comments.

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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 jortiz@sacbee.com or 916-321-1043. Twitter: @TheStateWorker.

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