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  • Washington’s average wage increased by 4.2 percent

    Average weekly wages in Washington rose more than $1,000 over the last year.

  • Why CEOs got big raise and workers didn’t

    WASHINGTON – Pay for globe-trotting CEOs has soared to new heights, even as most workers remain grounded by paychecks that are barely budging. While pay for the typical CEO of …

  • Idaho Legislature wraps up with pay raises at the top

    BOISE – The Idaho House balked at proposed raises for top state elected officials for the next four years on Thursday, trimming them back to 1.5 percent a year instead …

  • Idaho lawmakers move forward with pay-raise bill

    BOISE – Idaho lawmakers are moving forward with plans for raises for top state elected officials next year, from 2.5 percent for the governor, secretary of state, treasurer and controller …

  • New EWU contract eases pay inequities

    SEATTLE – When students come back to school at Eastern Washington University later this month, they may be taught by a very happy professor who just got a big raise. …

  • Eye on Boise: Federal cuts get panel’s attention

    BOISE – A blizzard of numbers was presented to legislative budget writers Friday on the potential impact of the federal sequestration cuts on the state. Overall, it showed a potential …

  • Lawmakers turn down 5 percent pay raise

    BOISE – Idaho state lawmakers made it final Friday: They won’t accept a pay raise this year. The 33-0 vote in the Senate to reject the scheduled 5 percent raise …

  • Otter can’t reject pay raise

    BOISE – Gov. Butch Otter’s decision to turn down a scheduled 3 percent pay raise this year has run into an unexpected roadblock: An Idaho attorney general’s opinion that concludes …



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