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Over 4,000 Lawmakers Rip Us Off With Outrageous Pensions

Adrian Moore
September 24, 2011, 6:23pm

USA Today's truly amazing report on thousands of state legislators who have, with bald faced gall, voted themselves lavish lifetime pensions for a part time gig they did for but part of their working lives.

Check out the interactive version to see some nice graphics of how it is done.

Some astonishing and sickening stories are included. I bet a lot of these pols have been fervently hoping people would stay focused on outrageous public worker pensions and not notice the legislator's sweet deals.


Adrian Moore is Vice President, Policy


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