South Dakota state employees will get a one-point two percent raise this year, after revenue numbers improved during the legislative session. South Dakota State Employees Organization Executive Director Eric Olilla says it’s a start.

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 Olilla says they still are not sure what their health care cost increases will be.

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Olilla says there is some interest in looking at the status of the state health insurance plan during the summer.

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State employees had gone two years without a pay raise.