McKee scales back proposed cabinet salary increases

Updated at 5:01 p.m.

THE DEPARTMENT of Administration held a public hearing Monday on Gov. Daniel McKee's request to increase cabinet salaries. / ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee on Monday scaled back proposed pay hikes of up to 43% for his cabinet members, claiming a misunderstanding of the state law governing such pay increases. During a public hearing, Office of Management and Budget Director Brian Daniels read into the public record the governor's written testimony, citing “nuanced…

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  1. Nice attempt at back pedaling by McKee and his staff.
    I wonder how many of these Director positions are filled by McKee appointees?
    Kalus is correct: this is just another attempt by McKee to buy votes using taxpayer dollars.