Minimum wage cops: 'Could distract us into oblivion'
Mayor of financially distressed Scranton decided to deal with budget woes by paring the paychecks of all 400 city workers
By Alfred Lubrano
SCRANTON, Pa. — Firefighters here have been running into burning buildings for $7.25 an hour.
"That can inhibit how you perform," said firefighter Bob Zoltewicz, 32, the married father of two, ages 2 and 5 months. "You have to try to keep that salary out of your mental state."
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