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Examiner Local Editorial: Fairfax, where 'prosperity feels like austerity'

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Last spring, the Manhattan Institute's Steven Malanga noted that some of America's most prosperous counties were in financial distress, largely due to unsustainable pension and health benefits lavished on employees. Even New York's Nassau County, one of the richest in the nation, was a "financial wreck ... thanks to staggering employee bills," he wrote, warning about a "new era of paying more...

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