10/14/2011 09:46 am ET Updated Dec 14, 2011

Despite Woes, City Budget Finds Cash For Some Top Mayoral Aides

Even with 517 layoffs, $417 million in budget cuts and $220 million in higher taxes, fines and fees, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's first city budget rewards a handful of top mayoral aides.

Fire Commissioner Robert Hoff is in line for a nine percent pay raise -- from $185,652 a year to $202,728.

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