Roggensack asks JFC for help in boosting judicial pay

Chief Justice Pat Roggensack made a pitch today to the Joint Finance Committee to increase judicial pay, but nix the plan Gov. Scott Walker laid out to give judges a raise.
She also urged lawmakers to reject his call to move the Judicial Commission under the Supreme Court’s purview and eliminate the Judicial Council.
Gov. Scott Walker included $334,000 in his budget proposal to increase judicial compensation. But he proposed allowing the state director of the courts to develop a pay proposal separate from the state’s compensation plan, and the amount fell short of Roggensack’s call to boost pa...

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