Officers' union agrees to take pay cut

January 13, 2009 2:38:31 PM PST
The Galveston police union has voted to take a pay cut to help out the city as it faces a budget crisis due to Hurricane Ike. [SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

In December, the city of Galveston decided to cut the pay for all city employees. But the police union had to approve the cuts and on Tuesday, they voted 94 to one to take the three percent cut. The reduction would save Galveston an estimated $600,000.

Now the Galveston city council must approve the cut.

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