Leggett ally gets $160k salary for commission post

The office of Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is spending nearly $160,000 on salary and benefits for Michael Subin, a longtime political ally and former County Council member, the Washington Examiner reports.

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Subin is the executive director of the county's Criminal Justice Coordinating Commission, tasked with "coordinating communication" among Montgomery's law enforcement agencies, the Washington Examiner learned. The commission meets four times a year.

"It looks bad," one high-ranking county official who asked to remain anonymous told the Washington Examiner. "To be paying that much to one of your political buddies -- for, let's face it, not that much work -- is outrageous with our budget situation."

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