Bill For DOC Raises Clears Senate Committee

posted by Calvin Wright -

The Oklahoma Department of Corrections is seeing a huge turnover in employees, according to state Senator Roger Thompson, of Okemah.

He said a raise for all D.O.C. employees is in order.

"To give you an idea, right now an agency switchboard operator works for twenty-thousand dollars a year," Thompson said.

His bill to give all D.O.C. employees a five percent raise passed in a committee on Wednesday and is now headed to the Senate floor. 

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