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At state agencies without a public crisis, workers fear they won't see raises

Feb 04, 2017 - Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Texas)

The struggle is real for Yolanda White.

She prays every day her car makes it to her job at Lufkin State Supported Living Center. She prays she will be able to afford food and gas until her next payday. And she prays her constant migraine headaches don't affect her too much. The silver lining to her 2017 so far: being approved for food stamps.

"It's a little embarrassing, it's a little depressing, to be at this point in our life and we go to work and give it 110 percent and have to st...