When some, including the president of the City Council, questioned if the Kasim Reed bonus payouts were legal, Reed responded with a statement justifying its legality.
Through a spokesman, he said in a written post, "Mayor Reed consulted with the Departments of Law, Finance, and Human Resources before awarding the bonuses."
But when taking a close look at the bonus list, we found, the heads of all those departments were the recipients of the largest bonuses given.
Meaning they approved their own bonuses. Not really an objective review.
Those department heads got $15,000 each, or $21,000 when taxes are included.
Read the list of bonuses below:
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