MD legislators will soon get raise to $50K for their part-time jobs
By Len Lazarick | Maryland Reporter
If legislators do nothing to stop it in the next 19 days, members of the Maryland General Assembly elected this fall — including probably two-thirds of the current members — will get a 16% raise over the next four years, bringing their annual salaries to $50,330. They currently make $43,500 for what is technically a part-time job.
Lawmakers have already allowed the next governor to get a 20% raise to $180,000 by doing nothing to stop it in the first 45 days of the current session.
The lawmakers have not had a raise in eight years; the governor’s salary has been $150,000 for nine years.
at Maryland Reporter.
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