“Buffoons” and “abuse” among words exchanged in council debate on pay hikes

Roanoke-CityRoanoke City Council will wait until June 3rd to vote on substantial pay increases proposed for the mayor and council members. The three councilmen who oppose the proposal say the matter needs more study and is hurting the body’s image. Some among the four-person majority expressing supportĀ  bristle at criticism that the raises would be an “abuse of power”. WFIR’s Evan Jones has the story.

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