Which DHS positions will see the largest pay raises?

When looking at the top 10% of job titles getting the largest pay increases, the vast majority were for management and administrative positions. 
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Guardians of the Gates: Gateway Ministries and the church that wasn’t

Jesse Rodgers' 'church' hasn't had a congregation or service in more than five years. But it has been used to obtain tax exemptions for his family's house.
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Honor System: Agency tasked with continuing education of Oklahoma officers takes training ‘on good faith’

CLEET is responsible for accreditation of “continuing education” officers receive, but the agency said the quality of the curriculum is based on the “honor system.”
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Following teen’s death, state agency recommends Oklahoma County Jail change its suicide prevention policies

The death of 16-year old John Leroy Daniel Applegate raised questions about the oversight of juveniles awaiting trial at county jails in the state.
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GRDA board approves $40,000 raise for CEO, votes to decommission plant’s coal-fired unit

The raise, which was voted on by the board after it was discussed in executive session, puts Sullivan’s annual salary at $330,000.
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Mental health experts: Mental health just one piece of larger mass shooting puzzle

While state politicians have said the key to stopping mass shootings is an increase in mental health funding, mental health experts say the issue is more nuanced.
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In Oklahoma, political focus is on mental health, not guns

Most politicians questioned by The Frontier in the wake of the recent mass shootings in Texas and Ohio supported mental health reforms and the Second Amendment.
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Political donations around legislative session leave lawmakers’ campaigns $1.3 million wealthier

Lawmakers took tens of thousands of dollars in donations from individuals and PACs who were not registered as lobbyists during the session, and PACs made thousands of dollars in donations to legislators leading up to the session and after the session.
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In Oklahoma, fundraising among Democratic challengers swings to Warren

Trump still commands a dominating fundraising lead, followed by a group of Democrats including O’Rourke, Warren, Buttigieg and Sanders.
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As opioid crisis surged, state pharmacy board member had the busiest pharmacy in Tulsa County

The pharmacy, Spoon Drug, sits in a small shopping center just off the Sand Springs Expressway next to a Taco Bueno and a nail salon. It is owned and operated by James “Jim” Spoon, a longtime member of the state’s pharmacy board and current Sand Springs mayor.
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