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Public Employees Strike It Rich in Ohio
Posted By Rob Bluey On May 4, 2010 @ 12:00 pm In Ongoing Priorities,Scribe | Comments Disabled
Ohio is struggling with double-digit unmployment, but not all workers are facing tough times. State government employees in Ohio are doing quite well. In fact, nearly 1,800 of them earn more than $100,000 per year .
The contrast couldn’t be more stark between bloated government bureaucrats and struggling private-section workers in a state with an 11 percent unemployment rate.
What’s most alarming is the rapid rise of state employees making salaries of $100,000 or more. Just look at the rapid increase over the past six years.
Thanks to public data compiled by the Buckeye Institute for Public Policy Solutions , citizens have this information at their fingertips. Buckeye last week added public-sector salaries , teacher salaries , school data  and state lobbyist information  to its website. It’s a treasure-trove of information for citizens fed up with the growth of government.
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URLs in this post:
 1,800 of them earn more than $100,000 per year: http://buckeyeinstitute.org/state-salary
 Buckeye Institute for Public Policy Solutions: http://buckeyeinstitute.org/
 teacher salaries: http://buckeyeinstitute.org/teacher-salary
 school data: http://buckeyeinstitute.org/school-data
 state lobbyist information: http://buckeyeinstitute.org/state-lobbyists
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