Legislature Rejects Pay Raises For Top Officials

first_imgThe legislature has rejected proposed pay increases for the governor, lieutenant governor and main department heads.Download AudioThe House voted 38-0 Friday to reject the recommendations of the State Officers Compensation Commission. SB125 passed the Senate 19-0 last month.The commission proposed the increases as a way for those positions to catch up with pay increases for other executive-branch employees.But some legislators said, in light of budget constraints, the increases were not appropriate.Governor Sean Parnell had already said he would decline a pay increase for himself.last_img read more