Panel shoots down Oklahoma legislator pay hike

Oklahoma state legislators — who earn $38,400 annually plus benefits and expenses — won't be getting a raise any time soon.

By SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press Modified: October 15, 2013 at 10:53 am •  Published: October 15, 2013
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"With today's government and today's environment, I think we would not be looked on as wise members of this committee if we were to do increases, especially with the federal government shutdown, and cuts here and cuts there," said board chairman Wes Milbourn, an appointee of the governor.

___ Sean Murphy can be reached at www.twitter.com/apseanmurphy

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