DENVER
03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Hickenlooper, Sheriff's Deputies Agree To Postpone Pay Raises

Denver sheriff's deputies have agreed to delay their negotiated pay increases of 4.5 percent scheduled for next year to help balance the city's budget.

The move will save the city $2.5 million next year and is one of a number of measures Mayor John Hickenlooper will rely on to close a $160 million budget deficit from July of this year through all of next year.

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