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Avista CEO Earns Nearly $5.5M

Compensation for Avista Corp.’s top executive nearly doubled last year, as a result of bonuses and increases in pension values. Scott Morris, chairman and chief executive officer of the Spokane-based utility, received nearly $5.5 million in total compensation in 2014, compared to $2.9 million in 2013. Morris’s base salary grew 3 percent to $723,461, according to the company’s preliminary proxy statement filed Friday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. He also received two cash bonuses/Becky Kramer, SR. More here.

Question: Worth every penny?

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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