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.