Governor Rick Scott highlights 5% pay raise

Posted at 12:00 PM, Jul 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-10 12:00:26-04

Today, Governor Rick Scott highlighted pay raises in the Fighting for Florida’s Future budget for Florida’s sworn state law enforcement officers, correctional officers and state employees.

Governor Scott said, “I am proud to highlight the raises that our hard working state employees and law enforcements officers will receive in our Fighting for Florida’s Future budget. With a 46-year low in crime, Florida’s law enforcement officers and state employees help make our state the best place in the nation to live, work and raise a family. I am proud of all they have accomplished for Florida families.”

The latest  numbers show that there are 200 vacancies in our state for Troopers. 44 of the 200 are here in SWFL.