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Chief White House Calligrapher Paid $97,692 Salary
« on: July 02, 2014, 12:25:01 PM »
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/07/01/Chief-White-House-Calligrapher-Paid-97-692-Salary

The White House said it was releasing how much money U.S. taxpayers pay for Obama's staff in order to remain "consistent with President Obama's commitment to transparency."


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Re: Chief White House Calligrapher Paid $97,692 Salary
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2014, 12:41:16 PM »
This job is not new in the WH, probably an official position since the founding (formally documenting historical documents). The average salary for one in 2010 is over $50K* so the pay rate seems normal for a White House historical position.

It is something that yep, we probably should review the continued need for with new technology but I won't really say this is an overt waste or anything new.

* http://www.theartcareerproject.com/calligraph-2/939/#.U7Q1sbEXI-E


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