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Federal Pay Higher than Private-Sector Pay, CBO Says

JANUARY 31, 2012

“Buoyed by generous benefit packages, federal workers earn significantly better compensation than similarly educated workers in the private sector, according to a report released Monday from Congress‘ chief scorekeeper that threatens to reignite at the national level last year’s state battles over public-employee rights.” (Washington Times)

And private-sector workers pay taxes!

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