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Reaction to pay cut proposal for Kansas employees

The House budget-writing committee on Tuesday approved a proposal that would cut state employee salary and wage expenditures by 7.5 percent.

Kansas Rep. Pete DeGraaf explains why he proposed a 7.5 percent pay cut for state employees

By Scott Rothschild · January 25, 2011 · Comment on this

Kansas Rep. Pete DeGraaf, R-Mulvane, who pushed for the 7.5 percent reduction in salaries and wages for state employees, said the cut is necessary to help balance the budget. The proposal goes next to the full House.

  • Kansas Rep. Pete DeGraaf explains why he proposed a 7.5 percent pay cut for state employees January 25, 2011
  • Executive director of the Kansas Organization of State Employees reacts to proposed pay cuts January 25, 2011

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