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Legislation Gives Lawmakers, Executive Branch Officials Aggressive Pay Raises

Legislation Gives Lawmakers, Executive Branch Officials Aggressive Pay Raises

Some of the first bills considered in any given legislative session are those which appropriate the pay for our elected officials. These bills always attract a lot of attention because it’s fashionable to resent the money paid to politicians, but they’ve never bothered me that much. For one, these salaries represent a vanishingly small portion

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