The State Worker Newsletter

Gavin Newsom keeps using this quote again and again

In case you missed it:

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom might be the “only one” that uses a certain quote so frequently in speeches.

State lawmakers finally approved a whistleblower protection bill.

California’s rainy day fund may need to stop growing.

From the opinion pages:

Dan Morain wonders if there is anyway to prevent billionaires from dominating our elections.

How exactly will Gov. Jerry Brown have Republicans’ back?

Don’t turn campus health centers into abortion clinics, writes Wynette Sills, executive director of Californians for Life.

Contrary to what some believe, California has plenty of construction workers, writes Robbie Hunter, president of the State Building and Construction Trades Council of California.

At the same time, the state has a shortage of physicians, writes Theodore M. Mazer, president of the California Medical Association.

David LaBahn, a career prosecutor, believes California should end its money bail system.

The expected release of a memo attacking the FBI would be a historically irresponsible and politically-motivated action, The Bee Editorial Board writes.