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Farmington Lawmaker Targets Minneapolis City Council Salaries In New Bill

12 days ago   |   By CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - A Minnesota lawmaker from Farmington thinks Minneapolis City Council members are paid too much.
Republican Rep. Pat Garofalo says council members in the state's largest city make more than $100,000 per year. That's compared to nearly $70,000 in St. Paul; $40,000 in Rochester; and about $14,000 in Duluth.
Garofalo introduced a bill that would prohibit city council salaries from exceeding the state's median household income, which is about $71,000. Garofalo says state governments have capped city salaries before, and the issue is not only pay, but performance.
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