(CNSNews.com) – Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) says she is not among the Democrats who support a pay raise for members of Congress.
At the U.S. Capitol on June 11, CNSNews.com asked Rep. DeLauro: “At $174,000, members of Congress get paid a salary that is 370 percent of the median earnings of a full-time American worker. Do you deserve a raise?”
DeLauro responded: “I am not supporting an increase in a raise. What I have done over the last several years is, I have taken that money, and I do not take it, I put it toward a scholarship in my dad’s name, my mother and father, for the last 29 years.” more here
But then there’s this guy…
Rep. Huffman on Congressional Pay Raise: ‘A Lot of My Colleagues’ Are Financially ‘Struggling’.
(CNSNews.com) — When it comes to giving members of Congress a pay raise, Rep. Jared Huffman (D-Calif.) did not say whether he would vote for a hike but stressed that people do not enter government to get rich and that “a lot” of his “colleagues are struggling.”
At the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, CNSNews.com asked Rep. Huffmann, “At $174,000, members of Congress get paid a salary that is 370 percent of the median earnings of a full-time American worker. Do you think Congress deserves a pay raise?” more