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Congressmen shouldn’t get paid until shutdown ends

Published 6:12am Monday, October 14, 2013

Why is it when people get laid off, it’s always the lowest paid, the people who can least afford not to get paid?

Most, if any, don’t get paid mileage or get per diem pay.

Our congressmen and senators should not get paid and should lose their extras until everyone is back at work.

 

Dave Thompson

Fergus Falls

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