(KMOV.com) -- Government executives are paid hefty salaries but also get lucrative bonuses.
In fact, they have received hundreds of millions of dollars over a four year period. The employees are members of the Senior Executive Service.
There are about 8,000 of them. They make up to $179,000 a year. And, many of them have also been receiving five figure bonuses for years.
Investigative reporter Craig Cheatham takes a look at the practice, and what’s being done about it.