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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) — In a district filled with state employees, Rep. Alan Williams, D-Tallahassee, proposed a measure Friday that would give state workers a 6 percent pay raise July 1st.

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The bill (HB 1239) is the third proposal by Democratic lawmakers to boost pay for state employees.

Gov. Rick Scott, however, has objected to across-the-board raises and favors a bonus approach.

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Rep. Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda, D-Tallahassee, filed a bill (HB 213) in October that calls for 7 percent raises, while Senate Minority Leader Arthenia Joyner, D-Tampa, filed a proposal (SB 478) that seeks 3 percent increases.

The bills are filed for the legislative session that starts Tuesday.

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(The News Service of Florida contributed to this report.)