SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) _ The commission that sets the salaries for state lawmakers, the governor and statewide elected officials such as the attorney general is set to consider Thursday whether they deserve a raise, a pay cut or neither.
Salaries were cut during the recession, when the California Citizens Compensation Commission was dominated by appointees of former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, a Republican who declined to take a state paycheck.
Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown has been filling the commission with his own appointees, but it's not clear whether they will reverse course and decide to restore some of the pay cuts.
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