The State Worker

May 29, 2014

Column Extra: Attorney General Jerry Brown’s arguments for boosting state attorneys’ pay

This week’s State Worker column details how then-Attorney General Jerry Brown in 2007 said in a court filing that state attorneys in his office were so underpaid that it threatened the viability of his office’s function to enforce the law.

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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.