Kevin Kane en Public policy institute probes state salaries over $200,000 <p>The New Orleans-based Pelican Institute for Public Policy has released a report on state worker&nbsp;annual salaries that exceed $200,000. A&nbsp;total of 110 state&nbsp;employees currently fall into that category. The vast majority are employed&nbsp;in higher education. Rep.&nbsp;Simone&nbsp;Champagne, R-Erath, has passed a resolution requesting the Board of Regents&nbsp;to study executive compensation at the university system offices and boards and report back to the Legislature in Feb. 2013. Mon, 11 Jun 2012 15:29:35 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 12507 at