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Snap Poll: Majority opposes lawmaker pay raise (access required)

Only 35% support giving elected officials their first increase since 1999

Included in the New York state budget that was approved at the end of March was a measure that could allow lawmakers, state agency commissioners and statewide elected officials to receive a pay increase for the first time since 1999. The decision on the pay raise will be made by a five-member commission, led by Chief ...

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