If Barack Obama is elected president next week his tax plan for the wealthy will target our own Tampa Port Authority director who with this year’s bonus will earn over $250,000 in 2008.
That’s more than the yearly salary of the US Vice President ($208 thousand) and more than half the amount paid to the US President ($400 thousand).
According to the St Pete Times:
Tampa’s port director will get a nice bonus check after his bosses on the Tampa Port Authority board rated his performance as outstanding last week. The $7,350 “performance incentive award” for Richard Wainio represents 3 percent of his $245,000 base salary. A revision to the incentive program that went into effect two years ago made the awards a one-time bonus instead of adding them to port authority employee annual salaries.