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Monday Notes: Senate Committee looks at two percent pay hike

Two percent. That’s the pay increase for K-12 and higher education teachers under a proposed budget by the Senate Finance Committee. The measure was adopted Sunday. The House Appropriations Committee approved additional monies to schools, including higher education, but did not include raises. Both budgets also reinstate the three percent pay loss state employees suffered… Continue reading Monday Notes: Senate Committee looks at two percent pay hike

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Thursday Notes: Vogel hounded and House OK’s hound bill

An update today from the General Assembly. HB1900 passed 11-4 in the Committee on Rules and should be passed next week on the floor. The legislation allows a penalty¬†for owners of hunting dogs who allow their hounds to trespass on private property. The penalty would be $100 for the first offense and then $250 for… Continue reading Thursday Notes: Vogel hounded and House OK’s hound bill