Update: The State Transportation Board approved Russell McMurry’s proposed raise unanimously this afternoon. Look for a full report this afternoon on myajc.com.
Original story: The State Transportation Board today will consider a $100,000 raise for Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Russell McMurry.
The 40 percent raise would boost McMurry’s pay from $250,000 to $350,000. It would be his second consecutive big raise – last year, the board boosted his pay from $185,000 to $250,000.
The raise could boost McMurry’s pension by tens of thousands of dollars annually. You can learn more at myajc.com.
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