Portland Police Got More Than $5 Million in Overtime as Protests Continue to Rage

Portland Police have earned almost $5.4 million in overtime during the weeks-long protests and riots in the city.

Overtime earnings through July 22 have reached $5,351,383, police told Fox 12 Oregon. Officers have also raked in an additional $1.2 million in accrued time compensation, according to the local outlet.

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Sherrod Brown to Introduce Bill Codifying Defeated Obama Rule Requiring Overtime Pay for Salaried Workers

  Sen. Sherrod Brown plans to reintroduce the Restoring Overtime Pay Act, a measure that would codify an Obama Administration rule that was defeated in 2016 after 21 attorneys general sued to block it. According to Brown, the act would increase the overtime salary level from $23,660 per year to…

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