Dem Rep: Six-Figure Salaries Not Enough, 'Members of Congress Are Underpaid'

Dem Rep: Six-Figure Salaries Not Enough, 'Members of Congress Are Underpaid'

ROLL CALL: Despite what constituents outside of Washington might think, members of Congress are underpaid, a House Legislative Branch appropriator suggested Thursday. Virginia Democrat James P. Moran said he plans to highlight the injustice by introducing an amendment to Budget Chairman Paul D. Ryan’s spending blueprint next week. Moran made the comments while the bill that funds member’s $174,000 salaries was being marked up.

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