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Feb 03, 2012

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Jeanie Larson

According to the CBO report, it appears that highly educated individuals earn more working in the private sector while those with less education earn more working in the government. In my career field, there has been a steady decline in wages paid in the private sector. It is easier for the private sector to make downward adjustments. I think it is a little misleading to make a blanket statement that government workers earn 15% more than private sector workers.

Scott Amey

Also on Tuesday, Congresswoman Roby proposed the "Honest Budget Act of 2012" (HR 3844), which brings transparency to the budget process, but also prohibits step increased for federal employees for all of 2012.

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