New bill ties congressional pay to passage of budget

New bill ties congressional pay to passage of budget

 

Oregon Rep. Kurt Schrader  is one of several legislators saying bill would help end congressional gridlock.

Today at a news conference at the foot of the U.S. Capitol, Schrader and Rep. Jim Cooper, a Democrat from Tennessee will stand shoulder-to-shoulder with Republican Reps. Scott Rigell of Virginia and Reid Ribble of Wisconsin to throw down a gauntlet.

First, they will announce creation of the “Fix Congress Now Caucus.” Then they’ll get really serious by hitting every member of Congress where it hurts the most – the wallet. They'll introduce the “No Budget, No Pay Act.”

Read more at OregonLive.