Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Releases Salary Information for Every City Employee

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration today posted the salaries of every city employee to a public website today, in a bid to follow through on a campaign promise to bring transparency to government. At $2.5 billion, payroll is one of the largest expenses for the city as it battles a $650 million budget deficit. The data showed that 2,400 city workers are paid $100,000 or more per year. "During the campaign I promised to have the most open, accountable and transparent government that...Full Story
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