Should City Council members receive a pension after 8 years?
Special guest host Hassan Giordano, DMVDaily radio show host; political journalist; owner of DMVDaily Media Group fills in for Gabe Ortis.
"Do the members of the City Council deserve to receive a pension in 8-years while other city officials have to wait 25-years?"- Hassan Giordano
The Pension Plan Bill, a legislation allowing city council members to receive a pension after only eight years in office, passed by a vote of 8 to 5 on November 21st, 2022.
The Bill is currently awaiting Mayor Brandon Scott's signature.
Councilman Zeke Cohen voted against the bill. Click the audio to hear the discussion.
I am calling on President Mosby to table his bill to allow elected officials to get a pension after 8 years.— Zeke Cohen (@Zeke_Cohen) November 21, 2022
We all should be able to retire with dignity. But this bill sends the wrong message. Now more than ever our decisions must prioritize the people we serve over ourselves. pic.twitter.com/h2kXXdEYWp