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City Councilor & Elected Official Pay

3.31.23 – A citizens’ commission in Albuquerque on Wednesday voted to increase pay for city councilors and the mayor. The move comes as the governor weighs a bill that would increase judicial salaries around New Mexico. In their final segment, Gene and the Line debate the merits of increasing salaries for elected officials at various levels of government.

Host: Gene Grant

Line Opinion Panelists:
Dede Feldman, former NM State Senator
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima Public Relations
Andy Lyman, staff writer, Santa Fe Reporter

For More Information:

Albuquerque City Councilors Make $33,660 A Year. That Could Soon Change – Albuquerque Journal

Commission In Charge of Salaries – City of Albuquerque

Citizens’ Independent Salary Commission Meeting Agenda for March 29, 2023 – City of Albuquerque

Annual Report from Judicial Compensation Commission – New Mexico State Courts