First significant pay raise in 10 years for Georgia State Troopers and teachers passes House

Here’s some good news for Georgia’s teachers and state troopers.

They may be getting their first significant raise in at least a decade.

It's all part of the state's $18.5 billion budget passed in the Georgia House.

The Georgia State Patrol is short 190 troopers.

Teachers also made gains today, with a four percent pay raise supported by Governor Perdue.

All state employees are getting a raise somewhere between two and four percent this year.


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