The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Opinion

December 10, 2013

Your View: Pay raise

JOPLIN, Mo. — In these days of cutting food stamp money for the poor and increased enrollment in reduced-price lunches for hungry children, it’s nice that city employees can give themselves a 3.6 percent pay increase.

After all, people living on Social Security are going to get a whopping 1.5 percent raise. So this only seems fair, right?

Pete Peterson

Joplin

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