(AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown’s salary will top $200,000 just before he leaves office.
A citizen board on Tuesday approved a 3 percent pay bump for Brown, state lawmakers and other elected officials. It’s the sixth straight year their pay has increased.READ MORE: Departing Atmospheric River Blankets Tahoe Ski Resorts With 3 Feet Of Snow
Brown’s salary will rise from roughly $196,000 to nearly $202,000. Members of the Legislature will get a $3,500 raise to about $110,000, while Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom will be paid $151,000.
The attorney general, controller, treasurer, secretary of state, superintendent of public instruction and insurance commissioner will also get raises, as will members of a state tax panel, the Board of Equalization.READ MORE: UPDATE: UCSF Researchers Examine Impact Of Coronavirus On Young Brains After 3 Teens Develop Psychosis
The new salaries take effect in December.
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