Republican County Board member in Shiawassee County, Michigan, voted themselves bonuses out of Federal Covid-19 largess.
Michigan Live reports,
Six top county officials had received $25,000 each from the American Rescue Plan funds, money that was designed to target low-income workers who were disproportionately impacted by the pandemic and essential workers who faced the greatest risk of exposure to coronavirus due to their work.
The County Commission has seven members, all Republicans.
Ordinary employees judge eligible received $1,000-$2,000.
In Illinois the Constitution prohibits the raising or lowering of elected officials compensation during their term of offic.e