David Cavazos, Former Phoenix City Manager, Is Under Fire in California for Inflated Income

Former Phoenix City Manager David Cavazos is under fire in Santa Ana, California, for raking in a nearly $800,000 salary on the backs of taxpayers in California and Arizona.

And when a local television reporter for a CBS affiliate tried to interview him about his outrageous income, which includes perks and pension payments, he sped away in his city-owned car.

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Monica Alonzo
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