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March 2, 2018

Governor’s New Revenue Estimate on Shaky Ground

On Tuesday evening, Governor Justice announced a pay raise “deal” that would include pay raises of five percent for teachers and school service employees, and a three percent pay raise for state employees. On Wednesday night, the House passed a bill (HB 4145) that includes a five percent raise for teachers, school personnel, and state troopers. Altogether the price tag for the salary increases (not including state employees) is $67.4 million, according to State Budget Director Mike McKown.

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