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Government Officials Want Pay Raises For Themselves

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Augusta commissioners and the mayor are considering pay raises for themselves, and the Richmond County Board of Education has already taken action and sent a request to the General Assembly.

A document obtained by The Augusta Press shows that the Board of Education members are asking for their p...

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  1. This is what happens when you open your mouth and talk about minimum wage increases, the government gets a head start to stay ahead of everyone else’s salary. In order to make sure they are thought of as superior, because they not only make more money, but they get much better retirement benefits. It proves they are superior by taking more money from you the taxpayer, and giving you less for your money, year after year. If they could, the Augusta Commission would give themselves a raise to over $190,000 a year so as to make more than their highest paid employee. Such a shame the citizens allow this to happen to themselves over and over again.

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