The State Worker

April 28, 2014

Poll: React to the CalPERS pension pay-back story

We’ve received plenty of calls and emails reacting to our weekend report on the dust-up between CalPERS and the tiny Southern California Public Power Authority over who must cover $650,000 in pension overpayments made to an authority executive. Read the story and then weigh in with this poll, which represents the range of responses we’ve heard.

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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.