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CA govt. workers score top salaries

A new survey by the U.S. Census Bureau found that California government workers pull down among the highest compensation in the nation. Here’s the map: Table 4 shows average earnings, for 2013, in California for a full-time state-and-local employee are

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State, local taxes at record highs

Governments everywhere, especially in California, say they need more money. Budgets have been cut. But here’s the truth: Revenues from state and local individual income taxes, general sales and gross receipt taxes, motor fuel taxes, motor vehicle taxes and taxes

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Incomes down for 5th consecutive year

A new report confirms a theme we've advanced here at CalWatchDog.com: There has been no economic “recovery.” From the Financial Times: “The typical American family now earns less in real terms than in 1989 after household incomes fell for the

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CA Gov. Workers Best Paid in USA

John Seiler: Of all the 50 states, California’s government workers make the highest pay, averaging $5,774 a month in March 2010, according to U.S. Census data. That works out to $69,288 a year. Local government workers in Washington, D.C., made

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Chart Shows Jobs Stagnation

John Seiler: One thing I keep blogging about is that the U.S. economy really has not grown in about 13 years. For example, there’s been no growth in median incomes in California. A new chart, below, shows there’s been no net

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