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Rick Scott Continues the Fight to Tie Congressional Pay to Passing a Budget
“There is no reason members of Congress should be held to a different standard than any other American family or business. In the real world, if you don’t do your job, you don’t get paid. Our No Budget, No Pay bill simply requires Congress to pass an annual budget and meet appropriations bill deadlines, or forgo their taxpayer-funded salaries until the job is done. Accountability shouldn’t be controversial,” Scott said.
Rick Scott Makes One Last Push to Tie Congressional Pay to Passing a Budget
On Monday, Scott called on Congress to include the proposal, which would withhold congressional pay unless a budget is passed, as it looks to pass a funding bill before the Dec. 11 deadline to avoid a federal shutdown.