Today’s cover: New York pols gift themselves epic pay raise — but shrug off crime and migrants
The 29% boost to their current $110,000 salary would result in wages more than three times higher than the median $43,208 earned by average New Yorkers.
AP“Weak and pathetic,” he said of the governor.raises to tougher bail rules for defendants charged with violent felonies, domestic offenses and hate crimes.Assemblyman Edward P. Ra (R-Garden City) debates legislation to approve a legislative pay raise during a special legislative session in the Assembly Chamber at the state Capitol.
“Especially a legislature that has decimated the state’s criminal justice laws and spent irresponsibly and raised taxes to where New York City residents are the highest-taxed people in the state,” he said.AP“It’s tough economic times and if crime continues, people aren’t going to blame the legislature, they’ll blame the governor,” he said. “The voters don’t know who the legislature is but the voters remember the governor.”
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How revolutions begin. Removal of corrupt politicians. That’s what you voted for. Dems want their politicians to have money while the normal American struggles. Makes sense to give yourself a raise while everyone else is struggling Disgusting …as they lead the country in population loss at over 2%. Gross
Your typical corruption. Keep on voting the same, keep getting the same. No sympathy here. As one Republican pointed out, they all drove to Albany not to discuss anything consequential, only to give pay raises (more favored by Democrats). As usual, optics are horrific when crime is high, unemployment is bankrupt and their raises are higher than any NY’er I know.
Government at it’s finest!! Keep voting for them. inthecounty This is what happens when the majority of people get too much free shit. I’m sure NYers don’t give a flyin f as long as they continue to get there SALT deductions. Just disgusting, Michigan lawmakers did the same thing,
Housing Works to open 1st legal cannabis dispensary in New York state December 29The first legal sales of cannabis in New York state will begin December 29 and a local New York City nonprofit will do the honors of initiating the first sales. Rogue dealers in NYC will dictate price. Its being sold out of many bodegas and smoke shops for awhile now. Legal is a funny word because in our society the value in it just isn’t what it used to be huh? I need pot wine or pot whiskey
Sounds about right. Hell they just gave billions away to Ukraine and signed a terrible spending bill. Dems and republicans should be ashamed how they so carelessly spend the money of hard working citizens. All these criminals need to be dragged out into the streets & given real justice. The 🤡s who will justify this don’t even pay their taxes anyways.
Google’s YouTube TV taking over NFL Sunday Ticket for $2 billion a yearGoogle’s YouTube TV taking over NFL Sunday Ticket for $2 billion a year That’s wild. Hopefully they don’t ruin it. Yes! The death of the NFL
New York Yankees name Aaron Judge team captain, finalize new contractThe New York Yankees named Aaron Judge captain, the first player to receive the honor since Derek Jeter. Thank you 😊 💓 Jesús. I’m happy the Aaron Judge is the captain of NYYankeesNews1.
New Year’s Eve in New York City: What to Do, See and EatBall drop. Midnight concerts. Cooking classes. Dance parties. New York returns to form for this New Year’s Eve. Here’s what to do.
NY lawmakers vote to raise their own salary by 29%The raise brings lawmaker salaries to $142,000 and will take effect when the new Legislature is seated in January. the only institution that gets a raise even though they are doing a lousy job. I can’t believe they even went through the charade of voting on it. I’ll bet they did.
Recount results for tight Arizona attorney general’s race delayed until Dec. 29The attorney general’s race between Democrat Kris Mayes and Republican Abe Hamadeh is still tied up in a court challenge. We want someone who will actually perform the job duties of an Attorney General. That leaves the republican out. Why isn’t there anyone covering the hearings for lake? Isn’t this big news? Well Kari Lake won the more time you take the more you hurt Democracy keep cheating and see what’s gonna happen no law will protect you when you realize is too late.
tweeted : “Driving up to Albany this morning — not to do anything consequential or to tackle the issues facing New Yorkers, of course not.New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced the start of adult-use cannabis retail sales at dispensaries in Manhattan operated by Housing Works.The NFL officially announced on Thursday that it has a multi-year deal with Google for YouTube TV and YouTube Primetime Channels to distribute NFL Sunday Ticket beginning with the 2023 season.<iframe width=”476″ height=”267″ src=”https://abc7ny.
” The 29% boost to their current pay would result in wages more than three times higher than the median earned by average New Yorkers. AP “We are being called up to give Albany Democrats a $32,000 pay raise,” said Lawler. At our core, we’re a healing community dedicated to providing housing, healthcare, and vocational programs for New Yorkers,” Charles King, CEO of Housing Works, said. Lawler, who last month won a seat in the US House of Representatives, also said Hochul “should be embarrassed for going along with this. NFL Sunday Ticket, which allows fans to watch all out-of-market Sunday games on Fox and CBS, had been on DirecTV since 1994, and now for the first time will be a streaming-only service.” “Weak and pathetic,” he said of the governor.” The nonprofit acts as the largest community-based HIV and AIDS service organization and offers a range of services for those affected by the disease, formerly incarcerated individuals and homeless individuals. On Wednesday, The Post exclusively reported that Hochul tried to tie the proposed pay raises to tougher bail rules for defendants charged with violent felonies, domestic offenses and hate crimes. New York had six previous captains in the Steinbrenner family era: Thurman Munson (1976-79), Graig Nettles (1982-84), Willie Randolph (1986-88), Ron Guidry (1986-89), Don Mattingly (1991-95) and Jeter (2003-14).
But she gave up after state Sen. “The industry will continue to grow from here, creating inclusive opportunity in every corner of New York State with revenues directed to our schools and revitalizing communities.5 billion annually. John Mannion (D-Syracuse) won reelection by 10 votes Monday following a recount of his tight race with Republican Rebecca Shiroff. Mannion’s victory extended the Democrats’ veto-proof supermajorities in both the Senate and Assembly. The initiative aims to build an adult-use cannabis industry that offsets the harms that come from the disproportionate impact of cannabis prohibition. Assemblyman Edward P. “For a number of years we have been focused on increased digital distribution of our games and this partnership is yet another example of us looking towards the future and building the next generation of NFL fans. Ra (R-Garden City) debates legislation to approve a legislative pay raise during a special legislative session in the Assembly Chamber at the state Capitol. So far 280 families have been licensed to grow cannabis in New York and several dispensary licenses have been distributed to those with previous weed convictions. Flanking them were Jeter; Judge’s agent, Page Odle; Yankees president Randy Levine; general manager Brian Cashman; manager Aaron Boone and chief operating officer Lonn Trost.
AP Former three-term Republican Gov. George Pataki told The Post that he’d veto the raises anyway if he were still in office, saying lawmakers “should be looking to give the Christmas presents to the people of New York, not themselves. The dispensary will be open seven days a week from 11:00 a. NFL Sunday Ticket had only been on DirecTV since 1994.” “Especially a legislature that has decimated the state’s criminal justice laws and spent irresponsibly and raised taxes to where New York City residents are the highest-taxed people in the state,” he said. And veteran Democratic consultant Hank Sheinkopf also said Hochul’s failed deal over bail reform had effectively neutered her just days before her first full term in office. to 7:00 p. Under state law, Hochul, a Democrat, has 30 days after the end of the special session to sign or veto the raises. The NFL says it will work with YouTube on distributing Sunday Ticket to bars and restaurants. Owner George Steinbrenner decided to make Jeter captain in June 2003, having the team announce the decision at a news conference in Cincinnati when the Yankees were in town to play the Reds.
AP “The legislative guys are laughing. Copyright © 2022 WABC-TV. They can get away with whatever they want,” he said. “They’re rolling her and they’re getting away with it. Related Topics.” Sheinkopf also said the blunder could cost Hochul politically down the road. “It’s tough economic times and if crime continues, people aren’t going to blame the legislature, they’ll blame the governor,” he said.
“The voters don’t know who the legislature is but the voters remember the governor.” The proposed pay hike would vault New York’s base salary for lawmakers past current No. 1 California, where it’s $119,000, although the Golden State also pays up to $214 per day for attending sessions of the legislature, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. In the District of Columbia, council members are paid more than lawmakers in any state: $152,813 each, with $210,000 for the chair, according to the NCSL. State lawmakers’ current salaries were set by a special commission in 2018, which increased their annual pay from $79,500, a 38% hike.
The Senate voted 32-23 in favor of the raise, which was later approved 81-52 by the state Assembly. AP They also got an identical, 38% raise in 1998 when their salaries rose from $57,500 a year. The 2018 plan included two more raises that would have resulted in annual pay of $130,000. But those raises were struck down after a conservative group, the Government Justice Center, argued in court that unelected officials couldn’t impose a 15% limit on lawmakers’ outside income that was tied to their additional raises. Share this article: .