W.V. Senate Passes 4% Pay Raise Bill, Not 5%


CHARLESTON (WOAY) – BREAKING: The WV Senate Passes Pay Raise Bill that include a raise at 4% and not 5%.

Amended and Passed HB 4145, Increasing the annual salaries of members of the West Virginia State Police, public school teachers and school service personnel — Passed, 21-13.

The bill will now have to go to the House for them to vote on whether to pass it or not.

Here is how the members voted:

Tyler Barker

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