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Friday, August 13, 2010

Merit pay for politicians

Posted By on Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 7:02 AM

Here's a story about candidates and public officials around the country swearing off full public pay. One, a candidate for governor in Alabama, says he won't take the governor's $113,000 salary until the unemployment rate drops to 5.2 percent (from more than 10).

(Gov. Mike Beebe took steps to pay back an automatic increase in pay for the governor's job in 2009.)

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