Posted in Main Blog (All Posts) on October 19th, 2012 11:09 pm by HL
D.C.-Region Bureaucrats Rake In Big Bucks
Ben Giles, DC Examiner
More than 4,500 local government employees in the Washington region, or roughly one of every 12 workers, make $100,000 or more in base salary alone.Of roughly 56,262 government workers in the District, Alexandria and Arlington, Fairfax, Montgomery and Prince George's counties, 4,555 employees, or 8.1 percent, earn high individual incomes, which don't include benefits and overtime pay that typically exceed those provided in the private sector, government spending experts said. The list does not include public school employees.
After 3 Days, WH Story Changed on Libya
Allam & Landay, McClatchy
WASHINGTON — In the first 48 hours after the deadly Sept. 11 attacks on U.S. diplomatic outposts in Libya, senior Obama administration officials strongly alluded to a terrorist assault and repeatedly declined to link it to an anti-Muslim video that drew protests elsewhere in the region, transcripts of briefings show.The administration’s initial accounts, however, changed dramatically in the following days, according to a review of briefing transcripts and administration statements, with a new narrative emerging Sept. 16 when U.S. ambassador to the United Nations…