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Federal pay hike? Let's start with a freeze, then cut

Federal pay hike? Let's start with a freeze, then cut 10 percent


The Examiner points out there were 9 employees in the Defense Department earning $170,000 a year in 2005 and now nearly 1000 federal employees earn more than $170,000 a year


Obama has exacerbated the problem by creating 141,000 new federal jobs since he took office -- and that total doesn't count temporary census workers, the postal service or the uniformed military.


Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, calls a federal pay freeze a minimum first step toward what eventually should be a 10 percent cut across the board.

We here at Public Advocate agree its the least that can be done.

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/Federal-pay-hike_-Let_s-start-with-a-freeze_-then-cut-10-percent-1521656-107067308.html

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