Southbound I-495 bridge open, NB still closed




Del. House rejects judicial, cabinet pay raises
By Randall Chase, Associated Press

The state House has voted unanimously to reject a state panel's recommendation to raise the salaries of Delaware judges and certain cabinet officials.

House members voted 41-0 Thursday to reject the pay recommendations of the Delaware Compensation Commission, which meets every four years to review salaries for judges, lawmakers and top executive branch officials and to recommend whether pay raises are warranted.

The panel recommended a 6 percent raise for judges and raises from 2 percent to 9 percent for certain cabinet secretaries, but lawmakers believe Delaware's financial situation is too uncertain to authorize the pay increases now. The commission did not recommend pay increases for lawmakers.

The resolution to reject the commission's recommendations now goes to the Senate.



Copyright © Aug 22, 2014, WDEL/Delmarva Broadcasting Company. All Rights Reserved.
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.




WDEL News Tools:
Printer friendly version
Back to homepage



 Latest News

 Follow Us

Facebook Twitter
RSS Mobile
Email Updates




Copyright © 2014, Delmarva Broadcasting Company. All Rights Reserved.   Terms of Use.
WDEL Statement of Equal Employment Opportunity and Outreach