California Cities Confront Managers' Extravagant Pay and Perks

Top managers for the city of Vernon, Calif., enjoyed pay and perks that outpaced some of the nation's top leaders. It is one of a growing number of California municipalities confronting questionable practices by municipal employees. Vernon has only 90 residents, but top city managers were earning an astounding $1.6 million per year with some fancy perks, including first-class air travel around the world and $800-a-night hotel rooms. "For these city officials to be receiving salaries larger...Full Story
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