(Sacramento Bee) As California lawmakers slashed funding for social services and state workers this spring, some of the Legislature's top-paid staff saw the size of their own salaries grow.
A review of newly released payroll records found that at least 93 California legislative employees making more than $100,000 received raises this year. More than 900 employees at all pay levels have received raises.
Six-figure wage earners represent 14 percent of the Legislature's 2,220 employees, but the number making more than $100,000 has increased slightly to more than 300.
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