Kentucky Senator Wants Lawmakers To Stop Being Paid

Kentucky lawmakers are being paid right now even though they are not meeting in Frankfort.

After Gov. Ernie Fletcher called a special session for July 5, the house immediately adjourned.

Now, Sen. Ernesto Scorsone is asking state treasurer Jonathan Miller to find a way to withhold pay from lawmakers.

Scorsone, who's a Democrat from Lexington, says he doesn't want to accept pay when the legislature isn't even meeting.

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  • by Chris Location: Lexington on Jul 17, 2007 at 08:55 AM
    I don't think Lawmakers should be paid at all! This goes for Local, State & Federal office holders. The idea was for people to come and serve a term or 2 in office and do thier civic duty and then leave and let someone else serve. This country was never meant to have life-long professionel politicians. They vote themselves pay raises, benefits,retirement and anything else they can sneak in on us. We need to set term limits on every office in the land.


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