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December 3, 1994 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
While American voters have been agonizing over which political course will give them the best government in the 1990s, the question posed here has taken a pecuniary turn: How much should an able politician be paid? The debate was provoked by a government proposal to link salaries of top officials directly to incomes of the highest-paid executives in private industry. While many Singaporeans accept some form of linkage, there was shock at the size of the pay packages being considered.
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December 3, 1994 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
While American voters have been agonizing over which political course will give them the best government in the 1990s, the question posed here has taken a pecuniary turn: How much should an able politician be paid? The debate was provoked by a government proposal to link salaries of top officials directly to incomes of the highest-paid executives in private industry. While many Singaporeans accept some form of linkage, there was shock at the size of the pay packages being considered.
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