Thursday, July 5, 2012

Obama sticks it to America. Increases his staff when its a recession for the rest of us!!!

White House Salaries Jump

White House salaries and hiring increased in 2012, according to an annual report released Friday by the White House.

The "Annual Report to Congress on White House Staff" reveals that White House staff salaries jumped from $37.1 million in 2011 to $37.8 million in 2012, with the total number of White House workers increasing from 454 in 2011 to 468 in 2012.
Topping the list at an annual salary of $172,000 were 20 individuals, including: Obama Chief of Staff Jack Lew, Press Secretary Jay Carney, Senior Advisors David Plouffe, and Valerie Jarrett.  
According to the U.S. Census, per capita annual income is $27,334.

Of course the dump the info on FRIDAY TO HIDE !!

The White House released its annual report to Congress on staff salaries. At 4:39 p.m. on Friday.
A quick review found the White House payroll appears to have grown since last year, going from $37.1 million in 2011 to $37.8 million in 2012. The number of employees listed also grew  -- from 454 last year to 468 in 2012.
White House officials did not immediately respond to a message seeking explanation of the growth. Overall, the payroll has shrunk since 2009, when it totaled $39.1 million.
(PHOTOS: Lawmakers' wealth)
On this year's report, there were 68 special assistants to the president, 22 assistants to the president and 24 deputy assistants. They cover a wide range of specializations from legislative affairs to economic policy and presidential correspondence.
The full report can be seen here.

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