Who makes what? County bills tell all

Who makes what? County bills tell all

There are 1 comment on the Pahrump Valley Times story from Feb 18, 2009, titled Who makes what? County bills tell all. In it, Pahrump Valley Times reports that:

The list of salaries shows the top-paid salaried county employee is Nye County Chief Prosecutor Kirk Vitto, a 19-year employee, whose gross paycheck every two weeks is $5,454.24, or $141,810 per year, according ...

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Paramount, CA

#1 Feb 18, 2009
This is a requirement of State Law to publish these "check-writes". What the Pahrump Valley Times article DOESN'T tell you, is, this state law is endorsed and supported by the newspaper industry. Even though it could be accomplished (published) much easier (AND CHEAPER) through the County websites, the PVTimes makes $18,000 yearly to print ours. Add all the other counties and the required publications and it's pretty good money. Overturning the law is brought up in the legislature most years and defeated every year by newspaper interests (lobbying).

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