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Oakland’s mayor is underpaid and would get a $75,000 raise under plan sent to council

As Oakland faces the largest budget deficit in its history, members of the City Council’s finance and management committee Tuesday endorsed a raise to the mayor’s salary that would bump Mayor Sheng Thao’s pay by around $75,000 annually. Oakland’s Human Resources Department recommended the increase, noting that the mayor’s current salary is lower than the […]