2009-07-30 / Columns
Sifting Through the Sands of Time
from the Courier Archives
85 Years Ago August 1, 1924 Heavy Burden In the past nine years, more than 100,000 permanent federal officials have been added to the rolls-increasing cost to $195,591,000. State official payrolls have been increased in numbers and cost so that altogether one out of every twelve workers is a government employee.