By Travis Perry │ Kansas Watchdog
OSAWATOMIE — With all the talk lately about whether state universities are making good use of public funds, I became curious about one of the biggest expense any organization incurs: staff salaries.
And the figure I uncovered is nothing short of eye-popping.
Of the 1,000 highest-paid public employees in Kansas last year, [...]
Pennsylvania lawmakers in May collected more than $156,500 in per diem, with Rep. Mark Longietti, D-Mercer, leading the pack.Read More →
Salaries at Virginia’s public four-year universities haven’t exactly skyrocketed in recent years, but faculty at some of the commonwealth’s more ‘prestigious’ universities are still doing OK.Read More →
By Kirsten Adshead | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON – Gov. Scott Walker took 54 personal days, not including weekends, through the first 10 months of 2012, a Wisconsin Reporter analysis shows.
By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON — While there is plenty of disagreement over the legal merits of Wisconsin’s Act 10, there’s no denying the cost savings many local governments have realized through the curtailing of collective bargaining for public employees.