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Pay freeze for school employees passes committee vote

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Red Wing school employees wouldn't receive a pay raise for two years under a bill that passed a senate committee vote 9-7 last week.

The bill faces at least one more committee hearing before it reaches a full Senate vote.


Brad Johnson, Red Wing School District's finance director, said if the bill passes, it would free up about $300,000 to $400,000 in the district's budget.

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Sarah Gorvin
Sarah Gorvin has been with the Republican Eagle for two years and covers education, business and crime and courts. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2010 with a  journalism degree.