44% raise

New Bedford City Council Votes Down Attempt To Rescind 44% Pay Raise
The City Council voted down a motion Thursday night to rescind a 44 percent pay raise the body gave itself in 2012.
Councilors Brian Gomes, Deborah Coelho and James Oliveira blasted the motion's backers, new Councilors Naomi R.A. Carney and Dana Rebeiro, by saying the pair was acting under press…