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February 21, 2013 12:00 AM

After opting to rein in its practices, Citizens faces firestorm over big pay hikes

Government often comes under sharp criticism for operating outside the efficiency and productivity standards found in the private sector. Public entities should function like businesses, citizens assert. Corporate America, though, follows some practices that would make taxpayers cry foul. Like lavish spending by executives. And fat raises, too.

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