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Public policy institute probes state salaries over $200,000

The New Orleans-based Pelican Institute for Public Policy has released a report on state worker annual salaries that exceed $200,000. A total of 110 state employees currently fall into that category. The vast majority are employed in higher education. Rep. Simone Champagne, R-Erath, has passed a resolution requesting the Board of Regents to study executive compensation at the university system offices and boards and report back to the Legislature in Feb. 2013.