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Federal wage freeze could hurt San Diego

Local economists estimate impact could be as high as $190 million

Dean Calbreath, SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE

Thursday, December 2, 2010

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In San Diego County, the wage freeze would affect roughly 38,000 workers who made an average of $69,000 per year in 2009, for a total payroll of $2.6 billion, according to calculations by the institute.