make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Burr: no pay raise for Congress

READ MORE:
burr300.jpg

Sen. Richard Burr has introduced a bill to keep Congress from getting a pay raise next year. Congress blocked its pay raise for 2010, but members will receive an increase in 2011 unless action is taken.

A bill to repeal automatic pay raises altogether has passed the Senate, but the House has taken no action on it. Burr, a Republican from Winston-Salem, says if Democrats won't stop the automatic raises, they should at least stop the next raise.

Disclaimer: Comments posted on this, or any story are opinions of those people posting them, and not the views or opinions of WWAY NewsChannel 3, its management or employees. You can view our comment policy here.

»

Reply

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.

More information about formatting options

To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.
CAPTCHA
Please re-enter the code shown in the image below.