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Md. Lawmakers To Get 15 Percent Pay Hike
CBSBaltimore ^ | 3/22/14

Posted on 03/22/2014 2:44:57 PM PDT by workerbee

Edited on 03/22/2014 2:45:51 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Maryland lawmakers will receive a 15.7 percent pay raise over the next four years.

Sources report that a salary commission recommended the increase, which will take effect automatically. A Republican resolution to stop the pay hikes is going nowhere.


(Excerpt) Read more at baltimore.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: Maryland
KEYWORDS: governmentemployees; maryland; payraise; salary

1 posted on 03/22/2014 2:44:57 PM PDT by workerbee
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To: workerbee; Tolerance Sucks Rocks

... ping


2 posted on 03/22/2014 2:47:13 PM PDT by momtothree
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To: workerbee
Maryland: the state that TAXES YOU ON HOW MUCH IT RAINS ON YOUR HOUSE!

No joke:

http://www.forbes.com/sites/travisbrown/2014/01/03/when-it-rains-it-pours-tax-dollars-in-maryland/

3 posted on 03/22/2014 2:48:47 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: momtothree

MD and the rest of the area around DC has NOT experienced any recession; in fact they have been in a boom economy. Thus it is no surprise that they want to pay their parasites more (given that they are almost all parasites themselves). This is one case where they actually CAN afford a tax hike.


4 posted on 03/22/2014 2:55:15 PM PDT by logic101.net (How many more children must die on the altar of gun control?)
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To: logic101.net

Why would they vote NOT to increase their pay?


5 posted on 03/22/2014 3:17:22 PM PDT by bicyclerepair (The zombies here elected alcee hastings. TERM LIMITS ... TERM LIMITS)
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To: workerbee

The Maryland economic situation must be very, very good!

So much so they never want to get rid of their lawmakers.


6 posted on 03/22/2014 3:20:09 PM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: zot; SeraphimApprentice; SilvieWaldorfMD

Another reason to begin planning to move out of the state.


7 posted on 03/22/2014 3:28:13 PM PDT by GreyFriar ( Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks workerbee.


8 posted on 03/22/2014 3:29:02 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: workerbee
The counties surrounding Washington D.C., the District of Criminals, a.k.a. Mordor on the Potomac, are the richest in the country. The Maryland politicians just want to jump onto the gravy train. Who can blame them if their constituents continue to re-elect them?

The one good thing I can say about Maryland is that they have one of the coolest state flags in the Union.


9 posted on 03/22/2014 3:30:40 PM PDT by Count of Monte Fisto (The foundation of modern society is the denial of reality.)
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To: workerbee

We can assume that is the REAL rate of inflation.


10 posted on 03/22/2014 3:32:03 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: workerbee

“Sources report that a salary commission recommended the increase, which will take effect automatically.”

If this meeting was done in secret or without the proper public notifications, which is common SOP by rat fascist legislators, any citizen of Maryland may file a lawsuit in the state district court to stop this. Maryland, like other states, is legally obligated to follow the state’s Open Meetings law.

This law allows citizens to:

1. File a lawsuit in state court.

2. Seek personal damages from the lawmakers who passed the legislation.

3. Throw the lawmakers in jail.

4. Demand that the state pay for all legal expenses, including hiring an attorney and paying all court costs.

You conservatives wanted a tool to fight back against democrat pigs, here it is. Get to work Maryland patriots and sue these Nazi SOBs.


11 posted on 03/22/2014 3:44:56 PM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: logic101.net

Yes we have been extremely lucky to not have to deal with the recession. You should see all the help wanted signs around. It is a crime that Maryland is so financially stable while other states can’t seem to get jobs for their folks. However, with great economy and schools, you are going to pay. So we do pay about 10 percent to the state through payroll deductions. Some people without jobs really should relocate especially conservatives so that we can make Maryland a red state again as it was in 1984.


12 posted on 03/22/2014 3:52:52 PM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: workerbee

Then reduce my taxes by 15 %. That would almost be like a raise...


13 posted on 03/22/2014 4:23:59 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: PoloSec
So much so they never want to get rid of their lawmakers.

You have no idea!

Be on the lookout as we approach 2016 as our Grand Poobah, the Guv, Michael O'Malley (Owe'Malley) has been salivating for a "big white house" just west of here for some time now.

14 posted on 03/22/2014 4:30:28 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Ping!


15 posted on 03/22/2014 4:33:51 PM PDT by Albion Wilde (“The commenters are plenty but the thinkers are few.” — Walid Shoebat)
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To: napscoordinator

“...Some people without jobs really should relocate especially conservatives so that we can make Maryland a red state again as it was in 1984....”
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The majority of jobs in Maryland are from government civil “service” employees at the federal, state and local levels; contractors working at or servicing those government agencies; some military (Naval Academy, NSA, Andrews AFB, Walter Reed, etc.); and service workers support them all.

So Maryland is living in large measure off of the taxpayer’s dime”. And it will NEVER be a red state again. Most of the conservatives I know can’t wait until they can leave the state for a better environment to escape their Progressive Ruling Elite overlords with all their taxation.


16 posted on 03/22/2014 4:57:45 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: GreyFriar

Texas Governor Rick Perry is inviting Marylanders to move to Texas.


17 posted on 03/22/2014 5:28:21 PM PDT by zot
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To: workerbee; PoloSec
Oops, I just realized -- it's NOT "Michael" O'Malley, it's "Martin" O'Malley.

I had just talked to my brother Michael and my wires got crossed! lol

18 posted on 03/22/2014 5:32:15 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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To: workerbee; Abundy; Albion Wilde; AlwaysFree; AnnaSASsyFR; bayliving; BFM; Bigg Red; ...

I would give them a 15 percent pay CUT, effective immediately.

Maryland “Freak State” PING!


19 posted on 03/22/2014 6:08:59 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (The PASSING LANE is for PASSING, not DAWDLING)
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To: zot

He might want to consider not doing that; all the locusts might take him up on his offer.


20 posted on 03/22/2014 6:10:08 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (The PASSING LANE is for PASSING, not DAWDLING)
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To: workerbee

“It’s not that easy to ruin a state! We should be paid more!”


21 posted on 03/22/2014 6:16:17 PM PDT by KevinB (Barack Hussein Obama: Proof-positive that affirmative action does not work.)
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To: KevinB
Maryland...escape while you can. Maryland is THE Freak state.
22 posted on 03/22/2014 7:44:26 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: workerbee

I vote to have a 15% decrease in state taxes and fees.


23 posted on 03/23/2014 2:47:05 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: RedMDer

NO SOUP FOR YOU!


24 posted on 03/23/2014 3:54:39 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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To: workerbee

LOL!


25 posted on 03/23/2014 5:43:46 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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