Boston City Council has approved giving itself a nearly 23 percent pay raise.
Council members have not received a raise since 2006, but would not legally be able to vote on their own raise, a staff attorney said.
The city council president asked for a 24 percent pay raise for Boston’s councilors.
Boston’s new mayor Marty Walsh and the future of city development were some of the topics WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller covered Sunday
The Boston City Council elected Bill Linehan of South Boston as its new president Monday.
It’s not an elected position, but it may be one of the city’s most coveted political gigs.