Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Bell Salary Scandal

  • LOS ANGELES -- A judge dismissed some felony charges against a former mayor and ex-councilman of the scandal-plagued city of Bell who were accused of misappropriating funds to overpay themselves.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Rizzo, the city administrator accused of bilking Bell of more than $6.7 million, allegedly awarded himself 12 percent raises each year, culminating in a salary of $1.5 million in 2010, the year the scandal broke.
  • (United Press International)
  • Back then he was referreing to the pension and salary scandal in the city of Bell. Mr. Brown knows this could be far worse, which may be why he spent part of his morning Friday on Beaudry street.
  • (NBC Bay Area)
  • Now, thanks to a monster City Hall scandal, the central bragging right of his administration $25 million in kickbacks in addition to the $4.4 million he pulled down in salary from the CityTime project.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • From Sacramento — Heres another outrage about the child abuse scandal at Miramonte Elementary Rizzo is accused of looting Bell by, among other ways, drawing a huge salary never approved by the City Council.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • Five members of the nine-member board -- Betty Peters, Stephanie Bell, Ella Bell, Dr.
  • (Everything Alabama Blog)
  • Bill Bates-Congdon, his partner of 23 years, soon became a familiar figure around the music program and eventually joined the hand-bell choir St. Gabriel will continue to pay his $60,000 salary and insurance premiums through June.
  • (CharlotteObserver.com)
  • The starting salary for a teacher in Pennsylvania is around $35,000, on average, which is less than a manager at Taco Bell. There's been a push and has led to a number of high-profile scandals.
  • (Phillymag.com)
  • Of the nine board members, four -- Ella Bell, Stephanie Bell, Betty Peters and Dr. Charles According to her contract, Hill receives an annual salary of $289,900, as well as the use of a car and a housing allowance of $24,000 a year.
  • (Everything Alabama Blog)

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