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Tue November 19, 2013
Little Oversight, Huge Disparities In Public Officials’ Pay
A News & Observer investigation has revealed a huge disparity in pay among local and state officials in North Carolina.
Some officials make equal pay for less responsibility than their peers. Meanwhile, these same officials get bonuses, raises and other perks while other workers struggle in a tough economy. Host Frank Stasio talks to News & Observer investigative reporter Dan Kane about his series.