The State Worker

August 7, 2014

Column Extra poll: Did the State of California treat Melissa Paul fairly?

Reader responses are rolling in to this week’s The State Worker column, which looks at how a legal technicality kept long-time state psychiatric technician assistant Melissa Paul from renewing her license. The feedback we’re hearing is summarized in this poll. Vote and see what other readers think.

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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.

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