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Under or Over?

I had posted before about government workers being overpaid, but now, a new study by the Congressional Budget Office provides some detailed insight. I read this article and was intrigued by some of the implications. this graph kind of summarizes the differences pretty well. It is interesting how the private sector puts a higher dollar […]

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The Scared Govvie

Something has become pretty clear to me in terms of a trend amongst the older portion of the government workforce I’ve interacted with over the years. A somewhat recent poll from the Washington Post indicated a similar view of federal employees by the surveyed people. even among government employees, there are polarized views of the […]

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Your Tax Dollars at Work

Government workers (aka “govvies”) get a bad reputation for many many things. Based on this article, government workers are getting paid on average of 20% less than those in the private sector. Another article suggests a more in-depth review that government works are overpaid in certain pay areas, but underpaid in others. I find the […]

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