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Recent CRS Reports: Congresssional Pay and Perks – August 2013

Recent CRS Reports: Congresssional Pay and Perks – August 2013

Salaries of Members of Congress: Congressional Votes, 1990-2013, CRS Report 97-615, June 20, 2013 (36-page PDF) International Travel by Congress: Legislation, Background, and Potential Policy Options, CRS Report R41388, March 29, 2012 (34-page PDF) Congressional Franking Privilege: Background and Recent Legislation, CRS Report RS22771, April 10, 2013 (11-page PDF) Members of Congress Who Die in […]

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Recent CRS Reports – June 2013

Recent CRS Reports – June 2013

State Taxation of Internet Transactions, CRS Report R41853, May 7, 2013 (24-page PDF) The Federal Budget: Issues for FY2014 and Beyond, CRS Report R43068, May 9, 2013 (28-page PDF) Crime and Forfeiture, CRS Report 97-139, May 13, 2013 (97-page PDF) 501(c)(4)s and Campaign Activity: Analysis Under Tax and Campaign Finance Laws, CRS Report R40183, May […]

Congressional Pay: Lower pay means more corruption?

Congressional Pay: Lower pay means more corruption?

Too much money in politics or too much politics in money? “Hush money–or money for the sewer,” by Frank Beard, Judge V. 5, March 1, 1884, pages 8-9.From Library of CongressFrank Beard (1842-1905). | Interview (1895) First, let me point out that congressional salaries already put members of Congress in the top 5%. So it’s […]

Recent CRS Reports on Congressional Pay and Perks

Recent CRS Reports on Congressional Pay and Perks

From our web site: Pay and Perquisites of Members of Congress, Including A History of House and Senate Salaries (CongressPay.com) photo credit: mootown “Federal Employees: Pension COLAs and Pay Adjustments Since 1969,” by Katelin P. Isaacs, CRS Report 94-971 (13-page PDF ) “Salaries of Members of Congress: Congressional Votes, 1990-2011,” by Ida A. Brudnick, CRS […]

The Constitution of the United States: Amendment 27 (27th Amendment – Limiting Congressional Pay Increases)

The Constitution of the United States: Amendment 27 (27th Amendment – Limiting Congressional Pay Increases)

The Constitution of the United States: Amendment 27 (Twenty-Seventh Amendment) Amendment XXVII. (Limiting Congressional Pay Increases) Originally proposed Sept. 25, 1789. Ratified May 7, 1992. No law, varying the compensation for the services of the Senators and Representatives, shall take effect, until an election of representatives shall have intervened.     The 27th Amendment Explained: […]