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Legal Fight with Florida Unions Costs Taxpayers Nearly $500,000

jdmartinjax Wrote: Oct 15, 2012 10:54 AM
A LOT of them, because it is a tax break for them. Don't you get it? Wiser minds sat down and had a PLAN, not a knee-jerk reaction for teabaggers to just scrap, only to replace with one they bought at 7-11.
Most people would be thankful if they only had to pay three percent of their salary toward retirement. That would be considered a gift in the private sector. But to Florida’s government employees, it’s a crime and an insult.

That’s why the unions have filed a lawsuit, forcing the Florida Department of Management Services to rack up a whopping $499,288 in legal fees (thus far) to defend a new law requiring government employees to pay a paltry three percent towards their state pensions.

Unsurprisingly, the unions won the first round in court. There is always a politically-friendly...