The state’s five public regulation commissioners, who are elected from districts, also would receive 15 percent increases. This page lists the locality-adjusted yearly GS pay scales for each area, with starting pay for a GS-1 broken down by county in the interactive map. Previously, full retirement was only allowed after 25 years and only for individuals who were at least 55 years of age. Corrections workers will each get a 1 percent increase for every two years they have worked for the state. Facebook has deleted a post by President Donald Trump for the first time, saying it violated its policy against spreading misinformation about the coronavirus. The state also set aside more than $100 million to extend the school calendar by five weeks for as many as 90,000 elementary school students. Any salary above $120,000 a year will be capped at a $200-a-month raise or $2,400 raise in the first year. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), After filibuster, Senate OKs power plant shutdown bill, Recap of New Mexico COVID-19 news (9/24/20 edition), Recap of New Mexico COVID-19 news (9/23/20 edition), State reports 110 new cases and three deaths related to COVID-19, SOS says no to third attempt calling for referendum to reverse gun background check law, Gov's office says new law doesn't mean inmates can get medical cannabis, SOS rejects petition for referendum to reverse background check law, Spaceport secrecy bill headed to Senate floor, House sends $6.2 billion budget to governor's desk, Senate approves key change to New Mexico primary election process, Watered-down version of election reform bill clears Senate panel. “The governor and the Legislature agree that university employees deserve a raise,” Stelnicki said in an email. On the eve of UNM’s Tuesday budget summit, Kate O’Neill, the Cabinet secretary for the New Mexico Higher Education Department, sent a letter to officials at universities and colleges throughout the state notifying them that all of their employees are to receive a 4% raise. Click any county to view locality pay tables. All rights reserved. State workers also saw across-the-board salary increases. In the State Where Teacher Strikes Started, Lawmakers Aim to Prevent More, links firefighting to an increase in cancer, More From Governing: State and local government news and analysis, On the Front Lines with the Sioux Falls Public Health Director, The Future of Farming Relies on Internet Connectivity. Legislators were aided in their funding decisions by healthy revenue growth.

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Among other states with across-the-board salary increases are Alabama, Colorado, Delaware, Maryland, Oklahoma, North Dakota and South Carolina. The Senate passed an amended version of the Indian Affairs Commission budget with the pay raise increase. But, he said, these executive salaries should be more in line with job responsibilities. Here are the PERA employees who got raises in 2018. © Copyright 2015-2020, NM Political Report. State spending on Medicaid will increase by $52 million over the prior year as federal subsidies step down to 90% for moderately low-income patients, covered under the state’s 2014 expansion of the program. Neville conceded that any number of candidates probably would still run for governor if the job paid nothing. In Missouri, the fiscal 2020 budget added a 3 percent cost-of-living increase, following a 2 percent raise for 2019 for most state employees. Susana Martinez vetoed the bill. 6300 Jefferson St. NE Albuquerque, NM 87109.