State Employees Expect Raise Despite Budget Shortfall

By Robert Rosamond
While most Louisianans prefer cuts in government spending to raising taxes, state employees have come to regard a yearly 4% pay increase as an entitlement. Fortunately, state officials have recently pushed for a merit-based system which would determine pay increases on a sliding scale. This is long overdue. A recent study, prepared by the department...

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