As the deputy minister's of the government's rebranded public affairs bureau, Neil Sweeney is making $10,000 more than his predecessor. According to records obtained by Public Eye, Mr. Sweeney will receive a maximum of $215,000, assuming he receives a full performance bonus. By comparison, his well-respected predecessor Ron Norman was paid a maximum of $205,000. Mr. Norman was dismissed by the incoming Clark administration, receiving a six-figure severance package.
May 10, 2011