Re: “Broadnax earns high praise, 4.7% pay raise” (TNT, 3-18).
Tacoma taxpayers had to pay for T.C. Broadnax and the Texas “Good Old Boys Club” on-the-job-training when they were all hired. Why? Because they had no experience managing a city.
Now the mayor and City Council want to give him a 4.7 percent raise, and the streets and sidewalks are not fixed. Parking in downtown Tacoma is terrible, and Pacific Avenue going south will never get fixed. The city manager says there is no money.
No politician should ever get a raise more than Social Security raises each year. In 2015, senior citizens got 1.7 percent …