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Public Employee Salaries Are Public

Meaningful oversight simply won’t happen if the public doesn’t have access to salary data in a clear and accessible form.

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Civil Beat editorial explains why it’s an important principle that taxpayers have the right to know how the state’s tax revenue is being spent.

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The Civil Beat Editorial Board 2010-2013

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