With a salary cap lifted, trustees at four schools shifted housing allowances, annuities and car allowances to salaries. Some leaders acknowledged the moves were intended to increase the presidents’ retirement pay.
A review of state pension records from 2011 shows that nearly 1 out of every 5 state and local employees received a bonus. The bonuses can count toward calculating an employee's pension. Yet they don't show up in many public salary records or databases.
Prak Dara and his girlfriend Kara Hills were reunited with their dog, Titan, on June 3 after he had been kidnapped from his home in Katy, Texas, three months prior. Titan was found almost 1,000 miles away in Greenville, SC thanks to his microchip.