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GOPisEvil Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-19-03 02:46 PM
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21. You're right!
Most, if not all, legislators in TX have outside occupations. They meet for 120 days every two years. Yep - that's a agricultural holdover. They are paid $7200 in base salary.

This is causing a strain on families, etc., but it has to be done, lest Tom DeLay get his way.

These 11 people and their families are owed a debt that will be hard to repay.
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  -Texas House Democrats Could be Next to Flee JudiLyn  Aug-19-03 10:04 AM   #0 
  - Whatever it takes to stop the redistricting  bearfan454   Aug-19-03 10:15 AM   #1 
  - Wouldn't it be easier and less expensive  quinnox   Aug-19-03 10:23 AM   #2 
  - Aren't they being fined? this may be a way around that.  Gin   Aug-19-03 10:25 AM   #3 
  - No they are not.  bearfan454   Aug-19-03 10:28 AM   #5 
  - They probably actually have families, ya know, and jobs  Eloriel   Aug-19-03 02:43 PM   #20 
     - You're right!  GOPisEvil   Aug-19-03 02:46 PM   #21 
  - And Personally...  LoneStarLiberal   Aug-19-03 10:26 AM   #4 
  - I love those Texas Dems.  The Backlash Cometh   Aug-19-03 10:38 AM   #6 
  - GRR... Dewhurst and Perry have really done it this time  melissinha   Aug-19-03 11:35 AM   #8 
     - Leticia used to be my state senator...  GOPisEvil   Aug-19-03 11:38 AM   #10 
     - Hi melissinha!!  newyawker99   Aug-19-03 01:33 PM   #16 
     - Wow! Thanks for the info.  The Backlash Cometh   Aug-19-03 02:15 PM   #17 
  - give'em hell Texas Dems  cosmicdot   Aug-19-03 11:30 AM   #7 
  - The Dem state Senators are being heavily fined - $5000/day.  RichM   Aug-19-03 11:35 AM   #9 
  - Aren't they taking a chance by publicly talking about this?  bunnyj   Aug-19-03 11:38 AM   #11 
     - I doubt they could do that...  GOPisEvil   Aug-19-03 11:43 AM   #12 
        - So help me if they DO THAT  melissinha   Aug-19-03 11:52 AM   #13 
        - Were you at the rally a couple weeks ago?  GOPisEvil   Aug-19-03 01:01 PM   #15 
           - Didn't know about rally  melissinha   Aug-19-03 02:25 PM   #18 
              - Phil Gramm? Doing something morally questionable?  GOPisEvil   Aug-19-03 02:27 PM   #19 
                 - i'll keep my eyes peeled  melissinha   Aug-19-03 02:54 PM   #22 
                    - I sent my Senator, Barrientos, a note of support.  GOPisEvil   Aug-19-03 03:11 PM   #23 
        - but isn't that what they tried to do the last time?  bunnyj   Aug-19-03 12:27 PM   #14 

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