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By Arthur Kane | Watchdog.org
University of Oklahoma accounting professor Dipankar Ghosh took home $224,400 in pay last year and the school paid him another $88,349 for additional administrative work for a total salary of $312,749, school records show.
Hong Liu, a professor of electrical and computer engineering, took home $306,000 last year as a base salary, according to […]
By Mark Lagerkvist | New Jersey Watchdog
As he prepares for a probable run for the White House, Gov. Chris Christie tried to revise embarrassing truths about New Jersey’s pension crisis Tuesday during his annual State of the State address.
“Right now the $90 billion unfunded liability for pensions and health benefits is three times the size of […]