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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Viola, TN

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

Columbia, SC

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

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.

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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