Thursday, March 19, 2009
Big fat pay raises issued in Albany
To the victors go the spoils. Fresh from ousting Republicans from more than 40 years of state senate control, Democrats have dished out hundreds of thousands of dollars in raises to select staffers, even amid a fiscal crisis expected to require tax hikes and deep spending cuts.
A NY1 investigation found about three dozen aides saw their salaries grow in the past three months.