What the Wisconsin "Budget Repair" means in numbers

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UW-Stevens Point: Chancellor Bernie Patterson reacts to Governor Walker’s budget repair plan

Source: http://www.wispolitics.com/index.iml?Article=227135

Impact of Proposed Budget Repair Bill Provisions

Bob: Custodian, full time, classified
Salary: $11.834/hour, paid bi-weekly
Benefits Taken: WRS (retirement); health, vision, dental, income continuation insurances
Other deductions: FICA, Federal/State withholding, furlough, union dues
Impact on Bob and his family? A 16.1% reduction.

Julie: Academic Staff employee, full time, paid over 12 months
Salary: $35,358 annual, $2947/month
Benefits Taken: WRS (retirement); health, state group life, dental insurances
Other deductions: FICA, Federal/State withholding, TSA ($100), furlough
The cut to Julie’s take home pay? 14.2%

Kelly: Assistant Professor, full time faculty, paid over 9 months
Salary: $49,230 annual, $5,470/month
Benefits Taken: WRS (retirement); health, state group life, income continuation insurances
Other deductions: FICA, Federal/State withholding, furlough, foundation donation
Kelly takes a 10.2% cut to her paycheck.

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Perhaps the Chancellor has a better option?

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