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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 is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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