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GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL ROUNDUP: Pay raises for state employees to be debated today in Madison

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A Wisconsin legislative panel is expected to decide this morning whether to give state employees their first general pay raise in five years. The Joint Committee on Employment Relations is scheduled to act on a pay plan drafted by the Walker administration. It calls for a one-percent hike in each of the next two years, and an extra 25-cents-an-hour for those making less than 15-dollars-per-hour.


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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
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