Florida State Worker Salaries

Florida lawmakers are approving a measure giving state workers a raise in exchange for revamping benefit plans.  The proposal passed alongside the state budget on the final day of Florida’s legislative session.

Fact Checking Florida Workers' Pay

Feb 6, 2013
Tampa Bay Times

Is it true that state workers in Florida have not received a raised in six years?

For the most part, PolitiFact Florida says yes.

The pre-legislative session chatter out of Tallahassee is a little different this year because there's an anticipated budget surplus.  There is actually talk of upping budgets, raising teacher salaries and giving state workers a bonus.

Those items are in Gov. Rick Scott's $74 billion budget, but some state legislators want to do even more.