Navarro Opposes Pay Raise For State Officials

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DOVER, DE—In response to the Delaware Compensation Commission’s recommendation for pay raises for top state officials, Delaware Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro issued the following statement:

“I am opposed to these pay raises. Our State is experiencing considerable budgetary and financial issues, including a potential $350 million shortfall. As such, it is not appropriate to consider such a measure. Moreover, it is unfair to the countless hardworking and dedicated state employees who have gone years without significant pay increases. I stand with Governor-elect Carney in pledging not to accept any pay raise if it is offered.”

 

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