"an april 2010 report by the center for state and local government excellence-a nonpartisan, washington based group with republicans and democrats on it's board of directors-found that in 2008, state workers nationwide earned 11 percent less and local workers earned 12 percent less than private workers with comparable education levels.


(source: yahoo! news, 02/28/10)


http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/ap_on_re_us/us_wisconsin_budget_the_debate