Mayor approves pay raise for City Council members

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday approved a considerable pay raise affecting all 51 City Council members. The 32 percent raise means the members will

Mayor Bill de Blasio approved a considerable pay raise affecting all 51 City Council members.

Mayor Bill de Blasio approved a considerable pay raise affecting all 51 City Council members. (2/19/16)

THE BRONX - Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday approved a considerable pay raise affecting all 51 City Council members.

The 32 percent raise means the members will now pull in an annual salary of about $148,000, compared with their previous figure of $112,500. Their last raise was in 2006.

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is getting a raise as well, with his earnings going up $19,000.

The public advocate, city comptroller and district attorney's salaries are also increasing.

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