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We have some breaking news.
-- -- maybe not public servants thing you privileged class.
A study just released showing state government workers making more money than their private sector counterparts.
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The -- split your report is breaking but I guess iPod this is not so much.
Well you know you've got -- Citizens Against Government Waste hear what they've done is look specifically at state employees there have been studies for federal employees and basically what these folks say.
Is -- state governments pay on average six point 2% more per hour in wages.
And benefits including pension benefits and the private sector for 22 major occupational categories now the one.
Kind of dig on these reports showing that government workers earn more than their private sector counterparts.
The argument against that has always been well look you've got people who are typically more educated working in the government you're talking about folks who are in different occupations you're not.
Really comparing apples to apples -- Citizens Against Government Waste is saying is in this case you are and when you make a straight comparison.
That in fact government workers on the state level are paid more now in January.
The federal government rational budget office came out with a report.
Showing that federal government workers also make war than their private sector counterparts begun after the unions right now to -- to ask.
For response to this report just came out will be detailing it throughout the day back to you.
And sets in and they get pensions so with that rich -- we talk about this report all day long and well be an equity now.
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