Skip to comments.Politicians considering plan to hike their pay
Posted on 04/20/2017 10:42:58 AM PDT by VegasVictor
CARSON CITY Theres one thing everyone can agree on: Its nice to get paid. The problem for lawmakers is that voting yourself a pay raise is a good way to end your political career. The mailer writes itself.
Nevada legislators, though, are considering an ingenious or devious solution to raise their salaries. Assembly Joint Resolution 10* is a proposed constitutional amendment passed by the Legislature in 2015. Nevadas constitution requires the Legislature to pass constitutional amendments in two consecutive sessions before sending it to voters in the next general election.
Setting salaries of elected officials unfortunately politicizes what is normally a function of human resources, said Assemblyman Al Kramer, R-Carson City, when presenting the bill on March 28. Its currently on the Assembly agenda for a floor vote.
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You can tell when politicians pay is too low.
People stop running for office.
Has that happened in Nevada?
I’d trust many people on the board to go to DC one week every three months and bang the work out for free (expenses covered).
funny how everyone in political offices got cost of living increases every year, without fail, while seniors, disabled people and veterans were denied cost of living increases many of the years obama was president
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