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Augusta Mayor Wants Living Wage For City Employees



Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis proposed Tuesday that the city adopt a plan to guarantee all city workers a base pay of $30,000 a year, or roughly $15 per hour. The finance committee agreed to make the wage hike a part of discussions when they hold the next budget workshop.

According to Davis, approx...

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  1. I thought McKnight was pretty smart, but her comment about “government workers working harder if paid more” is as dumb as dirt. Hardy Davis is looking to see if he can tax the Augusta citizens much more by increasing the low wages to $30,000+/- then he will have Odie raise the middle wages to $60,000+/- and the upper wages to $120,000+/- so that His salary can go up to $200,000. Just how stupid does he think the citizens of Augusta are? Don’t answer that it’s clear as the nose on your face. By the way that only triples the cost of Augusta government without any improvement of services from the same slacker employees plus the dedicated employees who can’t do any more than they already do.

  2. He like the rest of the politicians that want to make sure they have their constituents in their pockets and in our pocketbooks, want to be the Pied Piper and leave a grand legacy that they are the ones that paved the way. Knowing full well how this will impact our resources but want to ignore that fact. He is Obama to the core and thats not good for government! He has the Napoleonic complex for starters and it shows big time every time in the decisions he makes and hides. Ps I hope we can get a full disclosure of the MBK money spent. Keep digging and keep getting!

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