Higher-ups in the State Police Department are slated to get pay raises of up to 56 percent. According to the Associated Press, the deal passed automatically because the state legislature chose not to vote on the contract within 30 days of its filing.
It will be their first raise since 2008.
In 2011, 56 state troopers . All were officers who recently graduated from the academy.
The raises will reportedly set the state back $458,000 in the current fiscal year.PositionOld PayNew PayCaptain $82,000-$105,000 $128,000-$136,000 Lieutenant $73,000-$93,000 $113,600-$121,600