Issue of the Week

Do Nassau County and NYS Legislators deserve a pay raise?

(40 votes)
Vote up!
37.04%
(68 votes)
Vote down!
62.96%
108 votes

Nassau County Legislators are paid $39,500 a year and haven't had a raise since 1995. NYS Legislators are paid $79,500 a year and haven't had a raise since 1999. Those for a pay raise say politicians work hard and have earned a pay hike. Those against argue these positions are part-time, and consider these salaries to be fair compensation. Do Nassau County and NYS Legislators deserve a pay raise?

Nassau County Weather

Overcast
  • Overcast
  • Temperature: 51.8 °F
  • Wind: W, 15 mph, gusts up to 24.2 mph
  • Rel. Humidity: 54 %
Reported by La Guardia Airport on:
Wed, 12/17/2014 - 16:51

Legislature