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Friday, October 19, 2012

Public Employee Unions Bankrupt California

Vote No On All New Taxes
Study says Democrat Party lapdog public employee unions are bankrupting California

A new study blames state workers and their salaries and pensions for California's budget problems. But unions say the study funded by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Foundation is skewed and the finger of blame should be pointing at corporate tax breaks.
The new Center for Government Analysis study shows a big discrepancy in paychecks when you compare state workers vs. Californians on a per capita basis. Estimated state worker wages, including pensions, were roughly $65,000 a year back in 2005. It jumped to $80,000 five years later, a difference of 23 percent reports KABC News Los Angeles.

Public Employee Unions are controlling the state of California!!
John and Ken explain how the public employee unions are in control of Sacramento.

For the rest of Californians', personal per capita income was almost $39,000 a year, increasing to more than $42,000, a jump of only 10% during the same time period. The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Foundation funded the research, calling the numbers a dangerous compensation trend....
"This is demonstrating, again, how California misspends money. The state employees have received compensation increases not found in the private sector, and that's one of the reasons we find ourselves in perennial deficit situations," said Jon Coupal of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayer Foundation.
The report concluded that had the public sector grew at the same rate as the per capita income levels, the state of California would have saved $2.1 billion -- enough to add 25,000 teachers.

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