tax.com: Really Bad Reporting in Wisconsin: Who ‘Contributes’ to Public Workers’ Pensions?

Gov. Scott Walker says he wants state workers covered by collective bargaining agreements to “contribute more” to their pension and health insurance plans. Accepting Gov. Walker’ s assertions as fact, and failing to check, created the impression that somehow the workers are getting something extra, a gift from taxpayers. They are not. Out of every dollar that funds Wisconsin’ s pension and health insurance plans for state workers, 100 cents comes from the state workers.

tax.com: Really Bad Reporting in Wisconsin: Who ‘Contributes’ to Public Workers’ Pensions?.

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