Skip to comments.Clinton comptroller blasts government workers’ accrual of benefits at expense of private sector
Posted on 07/31/2010 1:14:22 AM PDT by Brugmansian
There is a huge gap. State and local plans on average are much more lucrative than typical plans for employees. State and local government employees, on average, have greater job security than people in the private sector. And state and local government employees, in the middle of government, in many cases make more money than their private sector counterparts, Walker said during a speech at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. According to Pew numbers provided by the Chamber, the budget gap to cover state employees benefits totals $1 trillion.
Therefore, if governments expect taxpayers to pay more taxes to fund lucrative benefit programs that are much better than the average employee gets, in jobs that more job security and in some cases make more money than their private sector counterparts, that aint gonna happen, he said. But the only way its not going to happen is if theres transparency and if the cover is blown, so that pressure is brought to bear to make changes.
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A moment of clarity or just pearls before swine?
At what point in time did the mafia take over the feds?
“State and local...”
And Feds don’t?
And the snake continues to eat its own tail.
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