EDITORIAL: High-flying feds could use Malheur County gut check

Some in public service tend to spend government money as if it’s Monopoly money. High-flying federal officials chartering private jets to flit about the country are in that category. They probably never considered they were picking taxpayers’ pockets, but they were.

Let’s put this in perspective. The average weekly wage in Malheur County is $664, give or take. That’s gross pay – not take home. And that’s the average . . .

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