Lawmakers seek to freeze pay, end automatic salary raises

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Jun 29, 2011 9:23 AM
Lawmakers seek to freeze pay, end automatic salary raises
Lawmakers have introduced nearly 20 pieces of legislation this Congress to try and slash or freeze their own paychecks for 2013.

Attacks on their six-figure salaries have become increasingly popular in recent years, as members face the wrath of constituents dissatisfied with the state of the economy and often plagued by personal financial challenges themselves.