Gov. cuts jobs, hikes pay

Gov. cuts jobs, hikes pay

There are 4 comments on the The Leaf-Chronicle story from Mar 15, 2011, titled Gov. cuts jobs, hikes pay. In it, The Leaf-Chronicle reports that:

NASHVILLE - Gov. Bill Haslam presented his first budget Monday, proposing to eliminate nearly 1,200 government positions, give a raise to remaining state employees, and make the deepest cuts in spending on TennCare and higher education.

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Peanuts

Viola, TN

#1 Mar 16, 2011
You got proof? Let's see the proposals.
Knew BETTER

Columbia, SC

#2 Aug 25, 2011
See its always the same.
Concerned

Gallatin, TN

#3 Aug 25, 2011
With affirmative action the only people who would lose their jobs are white men. That is the few who are allowed to work for the government.
WhirledPeas

Manchester, TN

#4 Aug 25, 2011
IF IT'S TRUE (please provide verifiable references), we must make Haslam a one-term Governor.

I have no problem with cutting bloated bueracracy.

I do have a problem with raising government employee wages in these tough financial times.

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