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Banaian: Don’t Eliminate State Worker Payouts [AUDIO]

ST. CLOUD – Minnesota lawmakers are floating the idea of eliminating payouts to state workers for unused sick and vacation time.

Republican State Representative King Banaian is also a state employee — he’s a professor at St. Cloud State University.  He says that benefit should not be eliminated.

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However, Banaian says expenses for higher education should be looked at, starting at the top.

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Banaian says University Presidents in Minnesota — including Earl Potter at SCSU — are being paid high salaries in an effort to attract and retain them.

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