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9 News: State workers seek larger pay raise

Colorado WINS member & CDPHE employee Andres Guerrero was featured in tonight’s 9News/KUSA reporter Brandon Rittiman’s story on the wage campaign.

View the report here

9 News, Dec. 20, 2013

The state of Colorado is the biggest employer in the state of Colorado, which means the money those workers earn has an impact on both the economy at large and on our tax dollars.

Heading into the holidays, state workers are trying to build the case that they deserve a bigger raise than Gov. John Hickenlooper (D-Colorado) is proposing.

The state has more than 31,000 classified employees because it takes a lot of people to do all the things the state government does.

Prisons need guards, highways need maintenance crews, and diseases need to be monitored and fought by people like Andres Guerrero. [read more]

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