Post-Gazette NOW - Local News - Early Returns 'We have to look at every expense, and make sure it fits into our mission,' said Mr. Preston, who received a $113,000 bonus on top of his $218,000 salary this year. 'Our public-service mision is still very important to us, and every dollar that we can put into that is what we need to do while keeping out business going.'Heard enough. I don't trust this guy. He is being paid a $113 K bonus, with public money, and he is now talking about looking at every expense.