About $40,000 dollars a year is the so called median income in Humboldt.
Humboldt County wants to pass a half cent sales tax to supposedly help fund rural Law Enforcement, because there is not enough money!
Take a look at some of these paychecks:
Here’s a more complete list:
The Examiner isn’t saying that any of these public employees are not worth their pay. We’re pointing out the huge gap between the paycheck and benefits of the average Jill and Joe in Humboldt County and these workers.
Many people work for minimum wage with no benefits in this County. Measure R in Eureka seeks in a very small way to address this, but It’s getting plenty of blow back around here.