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Taxpayers Pad Military Contractor CEO Pockets

• Common Dreams
 Would you believe me if I told you that your tax dollars are lining the pockets of some of the highest-paid CEOs?

The Institute for Policy Studies recently released a report examining the performance of the corporate chief executives who have ranked among America’s 25 highest-paid CEOs in one or more of the past 20 years. CEOs from leading government contractors comprise more than 12 percent of the top-paid chief executives in the Institute’s report. In the same years that these CEOs received some of corporate America’s fattest paychecks, their firms snagged $255 billion in taxpayer-funded federal contracts.

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