The State Worker

December 12, 2013

The State Worker: Lawsuit raises question for California immigration reform

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed bills that give driver’s licenses and college money to undocumented immigrants, and allow them to practice law. Now a federal discrimination lawsuit filed in San Francisco has added an ironic twist to Brown’s immigration record.

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Jon Ortiz chronicles civil-service life for California state workers

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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.