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Joint Finance mulls first pay raises for state workers in 5 years; Mondovi fisherman drowns while boaters rescued near Apostles, Beloit; more state news

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MADISON-- A Wisconsin legislative panel is expected to decide Wednesday morning whether to give state employees their first general pay raise in five years.

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The Joint Committee on Employment Relations is scheduled to act on a pay plan drafted by the Walker administration.

It calls for a one-percent hike in each of the next two years, and an extra 25 cents per hour for those making less than $15 per hour.

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Steve Dzubay
Steve Dzubay has been publisher at the River Falls Journal and Hudson Star Observer since 1995. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. He previously worked as a reporter-photographer at small daily newspapers in Minnesota and is past editor of the Pierce County Herald and River Falls Journal.
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