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March 7, 2018

Breaking Down the Pay Raise and Budget Cuts Deal

The teacher and school service personnel strike came to an end on Tuesday with an announcement of a five percent salary increase for all state employees. This ended the standoff between the House, which wanted a five percent raise for teachers and a three percent raise for other state employees, and the Senate, which proposed a four percent raise for teachers and other state employees.

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