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Enterprise Florida could give employee pay raises

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Pay raises may be in store for some employees at the state’s business-recruitment agency as bonuses have been withheld this year.

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Rick Scott calls for widespread pay raises for corrections officers

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Gov. Rick Scott is looking to give Florida corrections officers a pay raise, including $38 million for the state’s prison system in his proposed budget. Mary Ellen Klas of the Miami Herald reports that the increase, part of the budget Scott will announce Tuesday, is for “officers up to and including the rank of captain.” Also, Scott wants to offer a $1, 000 signing bonus to new officers at certain understaffed prisons, and boost pay for officers at prison mental-health…

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State workers unlikely to get pay raise this year

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The Florida Senate budget chairman says state workers are unlikely to get an across-the-board pay raise this year. Sen. Tom Lee said Wednesday there isn’t enough money this year to offer pay raises to all state employees, although Lee said there’s a chance that select state workers may get a raise. Last year, legislators proposed targeted pay raises to firefighters and some highway patrol troopers. Legislators are wrapping up work on a new state budget. They need to finish negotiations by early…

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Bill Foster targeted in new mailer

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From the Bay Buzz, which doled out hat tip to me for the image I gave the Times: Bill Foster is the target of a mailer criticizing his tax record while on the City Council. The mailer, which is apparently paid for by a group that calls itself the Committee for Responsible Representation, says Foster voted to increase city property taxes 64 percent from 1999 to 2006. The mailer also says Foster accepted a 40 percent pay raise in 2005…

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