Lawmakers, state employees get millions in health insurance perks
By Extra Extra | 11.24.2009
Beth Reinhard and Marc Caputo ofThe Miami Heraldreport that Florida taxpayersfoot the bill for the insurance premiums of Governor Charlie Cristand other high-ranking Florida officials. According to the article, 2,431 of the 27,479 government employees who receive this subsidy earn more than $100,000. The subsidy program costs about $45 million a year.