The State Worker

May 16, 2014

Column Extra: California Board of Equalization building Q&A

Our weekly State Worker column this week updated the sad saga of the Board of Equalization’s Sacramento headquarters, a 24-story money pit that has cost taxpayers more than $60 million in repairs – and there are more to come.

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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.