Example of a company that paid its execs more othan $70,000,000 in compensation when shareholder value tanked by about $6,000,000,000.
County board approves 2012 budget. (Tomah Journal, 11/7/2011)
Excerpt: Supervisor Dan Olson made a motion to approve the budget with a one percent reduction across the board in all departments.
The motion failed for a lack of a second.
But other supervisors did agree that the county should be fiscally conscious and not "feed from the trough."