Jerry Brown on City of Bell Salaries & Meg Whitman
Following a press conference about city of Bell salaries, Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown took to TV cable news, speaking with Neil Cavuto on the FOX Business Network.
“I want to find out what was the basis," Brown said about the Bell salaries. "Because on the face of it, it seems irrational and capricious. Nobody makes almost $800,000 for being a city manager in a town of less than 40,000 people. That’s more than the president, that’s more than anybody else in America as far as I can tell. If we can find wrong doing here then we can roll back that salary and we can protect the impact on the pension. Because this thing is not just pay out for today, but a payout for decades if it fits into the pension system that California has.”
But Cavuto was curious what happens if Brown finds nothing illegal.