At a time when public employee salaries are under fire, this will be cat nip for the small government crowd. And honestly, why not? $320,000 for a final year salary suggests a pretty diseased compensation structure:

A New Jersey Turnpike audit uncovered $43 million in unnecessary spending, including paying $227,000 for employee birthdays to a retiree who boosted their final year salary to $321,985. Maybe it was paid in loose change.


Read the full story at Jalopnik (via Anal_yst)

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