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Pay Teachers More

13 March 2011

In 1970, in New York City, a newly minted teacher at a public school earned about $2,000 less in salary than a starting lawyer at a prominent law firm. These days the lawyer takes home, including bonus, $115,000 more than the teacher

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Pension Envy: Anger Over Government Benefits

08 March 2011

It is interesting to me that when I speak to people that want to see public employees pay more for their benefits one of the primary arguments is typically “I have to pay a high dollar amount for my benefits, so should they.”

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Isthmus, Wisconsin Associated Press sue Gov. Scott Walker over access to emails

04 March 2011

Isthmus newspaper and the Wisconsin Associated Press today filed a lawsuit against Gov. Scott Walker over his office’s failure to respond to open records requests regarding emails received by his office.

“The governor said he had gotten more than 8,000 emails as of Feb. 17, with ‘the majority’ urging him to ‘stay firm’ on his budget repair bill,” says _Isthmus_News Editor Bill Lueders. “We’re just trying to see these largely supportive responses.”

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