DERIDDER, La. (AP) — Beauregard Parish Police Jury members have voted to give themselves a $400 a month raise.
With no opposition at a public hearing Thursday, KPLC-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2ilAM0T) jurors voted to raise their pay from $1,200 to $1,600 each month.
It’s the first raise for the Beauregard Parish Police Jury since 1997.
Each juror will now make $19,200 a year, effective Jan. 1.
Information from: KPLC-TV, http://kplctv.com
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