W.Va. Senate passes amended pay raise bill

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UPDATE: The West Virginia Senate has voted to pass amended House Bill 4145 that will give a four percent raise to teachers, State Troopers, and service personnel. 

The amended bill passed with 21 yeas and 13 nays. 

It will now head back to the House of Delegates for reconciliation. 

Union leaders have announced the teacher work stoppage will continue on Monday.

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Union officials say if the West Virginia Senate approves the Finance Committee’s amendment, the teacher work stoppage will continue.

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The West Virginia Senate Finance Committee has passed an amendment to a bill to give teachers, State Police, and service personnel a four percent pay raise.

The amended House Bill 4145 will now go to the floor of the Senate for consideration. 

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