Sunday, April 10, 2011

House Democrats' Boycott Fees Being Taken From Weekly Stipend

Republicans imposed a $200 per day fee on Democrats who were boycotting the legislative session, and they are taking it of Democrats' weekly stipend for cost of living. The total topped $3000 for most legislators; the House will withhold 20 percent of their stipends until the entire amount is paid. Some have questioned the legality of this approach. You can read more here.