Economic Development

Align public pay with the private sector, set an example yourself by going first.

I suggest you move to reduce public employee compensation and benefits by 8% across the board immediately. Published reports suggest this would be sufficient to close the deficit. It is unconscionable for public employee pay and benefits to continue rising while the private economy is in distress. This idea is a winner for you politically as well as being the right thing to do. Kick it off by announcing an 8% cut ...more »


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