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Hawaii lawmakers to delay government pay raises because of COVID

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State lawmakers in Hawaii are moving to delay pay raises scheduled for themselves, the governor and judges because of the economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic

VERBATIM: Pay raises of 10% were scheduled to take effect for state legislators July 1 as recommended by the state Salary Commission. Instead, a bill that the House initially approved last week will defer the raises until January 2023. Governor David Ige (EE’-gay) says he supports suspending the pay raises and that he already told his Cabinet that he wouldn’t accept his raise.

 

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