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SENATE ADDS ONE MORE LEADERSHIP POST, WITH A $35,000 STIPEND

By Katie Lannan

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, FEB. 14, 2017...One additional state senator will be able to take home an extra $35,000 in pay after the Senate on Monday voted during a lightly attended informal session to expand its already saturated leadership ranks.

The move came less than two weeks after lawmakers overrode Gov. Charlie Baker's veto of an $18 million pay raise package that included significant stipend increases for legislative leaders, along with sizeable raises for judges and the state's six constitutional officers.


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