Legislative Branch appropriationsSubmitted by JacciC on Fri, 06/27/2014 - 19:32
The House of Representatives is where the appropriations bill are supposed to originate, and originate they have. This time they have decided how to pay themselves and their associated offices.
Did you know that the Majority leader in the Senate gets a stipend of $39,920?
Or that the Republican Conference and the Democratic Caucus receive $1,505,426 and $1,487,258 respectively?
How about the Office of the Parliamentarian that gets $1,952,249?
These are just a few of the line items that has passed the House and is sitting on the Senate Calendar. You can finish reading the break down and a bit of history at: