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Audit Shows Taxpayers Provide $2 Billion For 30,000 Public Employees in Baltimore

Based on the amount of money spent on the city, Baltimore should be the envy of the entire country.

In reality, the money is going to an absurd number of public employees.

The Daily Caller reports:

Taxpayers Pay $2 Billion To Fund 30,000 Public Employees In Baltimore, Audit Shows

Taxpayers have paid nearly $2 billion in federal aid to fund 30,000 public employees in Baltimore at local and federal levels, an audit shows.

Baltimore reportedly has 13,522 employees with a combined payroll that exceeds $821 million annually. The mayor’s office paid $7 million in 2018 for the salaries of 111 employees and $1 million for public relations fees, according to an investigation auditors at conducted.

“We found the city drowning in taxpayer dollars,” Open The Books CEO Adam Andrzejewski wrote […]

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