Kentucky Senate declines bill lowering CIO’s salary

StateScoop: Kentucky Chief Information Officer Charles Grindle will keep his $375,000 salary, the highest of any statewide IT leader in the country, after the state Senate adjourned Thursday after declining to vote on a bill that would reduce his pay.

The bill, introduced last month by Republican House Majority Leader John “Bam” Carney, would have lowered Grindle’s salary to a figure that does “not exceed the salary of the highest-paid chief information officer of the states contiguous to Kentucky.”

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