SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KABC) -- Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers had a 3 percent pay raise approved by a citizen board on Tuesday.
The raise, approved by the California Citizens Compensation Commission, jumps the governor's salary to more than $200,000 right before he leaves office. Brown will now earn nearly $202,000 from $195,806.
Rank-and-file members of the legislature will get a $3,500 raise to about $110,000 per year.
The pay raises will go into effect in December. California's lawmakers are already the highest paid in the nation.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Gov. Jerry Brown, state lawmakers get 3 percent pay raise
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