State Employee Pay Top Story in Today’s Oklahoman

The top story in today’s Oklahoman is about yesterday’s interim study and the need for the legislature to address state employee compensation.

“We need to look at are we paying our employees something that is relatively close to market, something where we can recruit and retain the best members to run our core services,” said Osborn, R-Mustang. “I personally believe we can find the dollars to fund it.”

Osborn said she also likes the idea of a $1,000 bonus in the next fiscal year for state employees who meet or exceed standards.

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