The State Worker

Jon Ortiz chronicles civil-service life for California state workers

National campaign highlights public employees’ service

05/08/2014 1:47 PM

05/08/2014 1:47 PM

The Center for Effective Government is promoting a Public Service Recognition Week campaign that celebrates the work of government employees through video testimonials and social media messages. Some examples of what's turning up online:

About This Blog

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.


Join the Discussion

The Sacramento Bee is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service