It has been a horrible year for New York, and a mass exodus from the state is underway. Revenue losses tied to the coronavirus pandemic led to a $63 billion state deficit. How does New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo plan to fix the problems? By getting a raise, of course.
On Jan. 2021, CNN’s Chris Cuomo’s big brother’s annual salary will jump from $225,000 to $250,000, making him the highest-paid governor in the nation.
Per Fox Business, judges and lawmakers in the state Senate and Assembly will not receive raises, just Cuomo.
As his legacy barrels towards the ground, Cuomo’s bank account is looking up. He also expects to make a large sum of money from his new book, American Crisis: Leadership Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Is there a politician less qualified to give COVID “leadership lessons” than this guy?
The pandemic will likely cause a $60.5 billion loss through the fiscal year 2024, New York’s Department of Budget predicts.