OKLAHOMA CITY — Gov. Mary Fallin has signed a bill that would give Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers their first pay raise in seven years, although the pay increase won’t come unless money is included in a separate budget proposal.
The bill removes the salary schedule for troopers from state statutes and authorizes across-the-board pay increase of between 14 and 20 percent. But the Legislature and governor still must agree to fund the roughly $8.5 million price tag for the raises as part of a broader budget agreement.
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