March 30, 2015

Politics

A Surprise Raise

David Villano | 2/1/2006
Despite earning praise for his efforts to clean up city government and restore fiscal stability, Miami Mayor Manny Diaz is under fire for accepting a surprise salary increase from the five-member city commission. The raise -- from $97,000 to $150,000 -- was approved after a late-night vote made with no public notice or input.

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