Report: Emanuel cutting stipends, saving $175K

July 27, 2011 (CHICAGO)

According to the Chicago Tribune, he's eliminating the stipends paid to the Cable Commission. They did get $20,000 a year. Now, they will get a token $1 for their service.

Stipends will also be eliminated for those people on the Board of Local Improvements. They met once last year but were paid between $19,000- $23,000, according to the Tribune.

Pay for all boards and commissions is now being reviewed.

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