Senator puts teachers, police officers, firefighters in the 1 percent
By staff and wire services reports
January 23rd, 2012
Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) has advocated for large financial institutions in the past, but he stuck up for an interesting new segment of the 1 percent on Saturday: teachers, police officers, and firefighters, the Huffington Post reports. In an interview with the Lowell Sun, Brown claimed that President Barack Obama's proposed tax increase on households that make over $250,000 will fall on the families of public employees like teachers, firefighters, and police officers: Asked which public servants earn that much money, Brown said it is common for police officers to earn well over $100,000 annually when...
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