contract negotiations en Chafee Champions Raises for Cabinet, Not Professors <p>Governor Lincoln Chafee is requesting a 6 percent wage hike for members of his cabinet after shooting down a proposal to raise salaries for state university and college professors. According to <em>The Providence Journal</em>, the governor’s plan would provide a 3 percent increase to 14 state employees in June, followed by another 3 percent increase in December.</p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 13:06:58 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 12628 at