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Pay Plan Rejected

January 22, 2001
By: Phill Brooks
State Capital Bureau
Links: HB 100

By a unanimous vote, the Missouri Senate's Rules Committee has voted to reject a proposed pay increase for Missouri government officials. Phill Brooks has that story from Jefferson City:

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The committee voted eight-to-one against the pay plan for state elected officials, judges and legislatures.

The resolution against the pay increase was sponsored by southwest Missouri Republican Peter Kinder:

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Contents: [193K WAV file - Kinder says government officials should not get a pay raise when state workers will be have their salaries frozen.]

Kinder's proposal now awaits debate by the full Senate.

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