Biloxi, Miss., mayor explains why he cut his own salary
During his State of the City speech in January, Biloxi Mayor A.J. Holloway said that, with gaming and sales tax revenues at 10-year lows, the city would have to cut expenses, spur economic development and continue working on rebuilding the city, which was hit hard by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. As one cost-cutting measure, the mayor took a voluntary pay cut.
Holloway spoke with American City & County's Ed Brock about his reasons for cutting his salary by nearly $90,000 and further cost-saving measures city officials are considering.
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