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alp227 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-22-10 11:42 PM
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Senate approves bill to skip pay raise for Congress in 2011
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Source: Associated Press

The Senate passed a bill Thursday that would deny members of Congress a built-in pay raise next year.

Senators and members of the House make $174,000 a year. They receive an automatic cost-of-living pay hike unless they pass legislation to block it -- as they did last year.

The Senate passed the measure, which would deny lawmakers an automatic pay raise of about $1,600 next year, unanimously without a roll-call vote.

Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/20...
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