Pinal County recorder changes mind on extra pay - New York News

Pinal County recorder changes mind on extra pay

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CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (AP) - Pinal County Recorder Virginia Ross has changed her mind after requesting an extra $12,000 a year in pay for handling the county's elections.

The county Board of Supervisors approved the request on a 3-2 vote on Jan. 30, but Ross has decided she doesn't want the compensation after all.

Ross is a Republican who was elected in November. She has a base salary of almost $64,000.

Supervisor Pete Rios is the only Democrat on the five-member board.

The Casa Grande Dispatch (http://bit.ly/Xlx4hb) says Rios questioned the legality of giving an elected official additional pay on top his or her base salary.

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