“Saved Pay”: Get a demotion, but keep your higher salary

by Todd Shepherd
It’s natural to assume when a state employee gets a promotion, there’s a raise that goes along with it; greater responsibilities usually correspond with greater rewards. However, when a state employee is demoted or moved to a job with less responsibilities, a statutory rule also allows the worker to keep their previous [...]

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Examining 911 emergency telephone authorities

The tragedy of the Lower North Fork fire has sent many TV stations and papers scrambling to review call logs and tapes from the Jefferson County Emergency Telephone Authority (which also serves Broomfield County).
However, 911 emergency telephone authorities (ETAs) have never received much scrutiny, especially where financials are concerned. Also, ETA’s work on the [...]

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