Inmates Get Raise

1 decade 1 year 7 months ago Wednesday, October 25 2006 Oct 25, 2006 Wednesday, October 25, 2006 7:53:25 PM CDT October 25, 2006 in News
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JEFFERSON CITY - It isn't much, but inmates working at the Missouri Governor's Mansion are getting a raise.  The old arrangement paid them nine dollars a day. The new deal also says mansion staff have veto power over the inmates they get. A Blunt spokesman says that has long been the way it works, even if it wasn't previously spelled out on paper.  A new contract between the Corrections Department and Governor Blunt's administration calls for inmate mansion workers to get paid $1.25 an hour. For a typical work day, that means they would get ten dollars.

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