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Hempstead Town Board Approves Raises for Themselves

Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray and the rest of the Town Board are slated to get pay raises after they unanimously voted to approve increases Tuesday. 

According to NewsdayMurray's salary will jump from $150,000 to $160,000, an increase of 6.67 percent, while the board members will go from making $66,000 to $71,000, a 7.58 percent raise.

This is their first pay increase since early 2010, according to Town officials.

For more notes from Tuesday's Hempstead Town Hall meeting, click here.

Do you think the pay raise is justified? Tell us in the comments section below.
kevin O' December 11, 2013 at 01:05 PM
I hope they plan on giving all Town of Hempstead employees the same percentages when they ask for their pay increases.

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