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 now pull in an annual salary of about $148,000, compared

News 12 Staff

Feb 20, 2016, 8:22 AM

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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 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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