Lawmakers want salary hikes for state workers but there’s a conundrum: $15 an hour or 5.38 percent?

As lawmakers craft the 2022-23 state budget, the House and Senate are pushing to boost pay for state employees, local school staffers and certain health care workers. But the two chambers are far apart in getting the job done, and it’s not certain which avenue is better when it comes to doling out the pay … Continue reading Lawmakers want salary hikes for state workers but there’s a conundrum: $15 an hour or 5.38 percent?