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CA: No raises for state's elected officials
Sac Bee ^ | 6/30/03 | AP and Sac Bee

Posted on 06/30/2003 9:51:51 PM PDT by NormsRevenge

Edited on 04/12/2004 5:52:06 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

The citizen committee charged with setting lawmakers’ salaries quickly decided Monday that the cash-strapped state shouldn’t increase the pay for state elected officials.

“All of us felt, that at this time, the best action was to maintain the same salary and benefits,” said David Wong, a new member of the California Citizens Compensation Commission. “I think it was the best course of action.”

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; Politics/Elections; US: California
KEYWORDS: elected; noraises; officials; ststes
There should be major pay cuts for all of these boneheads, instead.
1 posted on 06/30/2003 9:51:51 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
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To: NormsRevenge
Like a reduction down to middle class levels. Lets see them try to live on THAT income for a change.
2 posted on 07/01/2003 12:44:12 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives On In My Heart Forever)
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To: goldstategop
The legislators $99,000 is only their salary. THis amount does not include the nearly $50,000 in per diem, nor their car allowance or any of the trips or other honorariums. So the highest compensated monkeys on this chart are our local reps.
3 posted on 07/01/2003 8:40:13 AM PDT by ScottinSacto
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