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Today is pay raise day for 270,000 state, public university and K-12 employees in Georgia.

For the 100,000 state and university employees, it’s the first day that a $5,000 pay raise kicks in.  For the 170,000 K-12 employees, a $2,000 bonus is on the way before June 30.

The more than $800 million was pushed into the remaining three months of the state budget by Republican Governor Brian Kemp and lawmakers.

Each state and university employee will get an additional $1,250 over the last three months of the budget year, plus a bonus of up to $3,750.  Public school employees will get a $2,000 bonus, completing a $5,000 raise for teachers Kemp promised in 2018.

Story courtesy of Mary Liz Nolan with WGAC.