Opinion: State Employee Cuts do More Harm than GoodQuicklink submitted by Margaret Bassett Permalink
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|A civil engineer for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. In the continuing fiscal crisis, magical thinking afflicts the State Capitol. Gov. Jim Doyle is again busy pushing -- and some legislators are buying into -- the politically handy myth that laying off public employees and cutting their wages are effective in helping ease the state's multibillion-dollar budget deficit. Not even close.|
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