Perhaps it is because the "Capitol" building is the only building where you can smoke and drink?
Economic recovery is supposed to be about creating jobs, not taking them away! Additionally, how is a proposed 2% raise for state workers beneficial? This means the lower paid workers, receive less of a raise than the higher paid. Aren't they the ones who desperately need more money? If a pay raise is in the future for state workers, the state should determine how much they can spend and split it equally amongst all employees. Do they consider the fact that no matter what your salary is, each employee has to pay the same rate for health insurance? Many lower paid workers pass on health insurance because they can't afford the premiums and costs to use the insurance since the recent increases. That means more families on state sponsored insurance costing the state more money. Maybe I've missed the boat, but to me, fair is fair when everyone receives the same amount, regardless of what job you do and how much you are paid.
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