There’s a lot of them, apparently.
996 state employees earned more than the Governor’s $179,000 salary, 96 more than in 2009 (1,119 state employees earned more than the Governor’s self-imposed $175,000 salary).
High state salaries, and their relationship to the governor’s salary, have been used by Cuomo to underscore his Read More
…Like most prominent New Yorkers, they get it from real estate, apparently.
At least that is what a new study released by NYPIRG reveals–that 47 of Albany’s 211 legislators list their outside source of income on disclosure forms as “realtors/landlords.”
The figure is significant, since there is a reform effort underway to force those lawmakers Read More
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s many critics should take comfort in the fact that he’s one of the least expensive central bankers on the planet. For all his controversial extraordinary monetary maneuverings, Bernanke makes a mere $196,700 a year, according to Bloomberg.
In contrast, Britain’s Mervyn King takes home nearly half a million Read More