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The Pay’s The Thing: How America’s CEO’s Are Getting Rich Off Of Taxpayers

By Susan Holmberg

It’s proxy season again, and we will soon be deluged with news profiles of CEOs living in high style as our ongoing debate on CEO pay ramps up. The floodgates opened on April 12th, when the New York Times released its annual survey of the 100 top-earning CEOs. Lawrence Ellison from Oracle Corporation led the list again with over $78 million in mostly stock options and valued perks, an 18 percent drop in pay from last year. Poor Larry. Read more