California Gov. Newsom failed to take promised pay cut, newspaper finds

By Bradford Betz | Fox News

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has been drawing his full monthly salary despite asking state workers in May to take a pay cut to alleviate the state’s burden in fighting the coronavirus pandemic.

Though elected state officials are exempt from such pay cuts, Newsom pledged that he would voluntarily slash his salary when he asked state workers to make that same sacrifice.

But a Thursday report from the Sacramento Bee revealed that Newsom has continued drawing his full monthly salary of $17,479.

A spokesman for Newsom’s office blamed the matter on an “administrative error.”

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ExCaliExpat

You forgot to mention Padilla, too…

ann

“Administrator error” is right! He’s an error!

William Hicks

Elected officials, all of them, would find it advantageous to their survival if they would either remind their wages during the lockdown or take the even wiser move to REALLY safely reopen the State for commerce.

We all know there’s a way to do it, it just has to be done.

C. Collier

Well, when you get down to it, buffoons like Newsom and Becerra aren’t really “workers.” They’re just on the payroll. Any “work” that they do is against the interests of the residents of California.