News & Observer: Despite need for Medicaid money, budget director for NC DHHS gets $30,660 raise

From the News & Observer

Written from staff reports:

On March 8, Gov. Pat McCrory told state agencies to hold off giving raises because the state needed money to pay for Medicaid.

About five weeks later, the budget director at Department of Health and Human Services received a $30,660 raise.

Jim Slate’s salary jumped to $144,000 a year. The reason for the raise was “career progression.”


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