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Pay Raises, More Staff, Earmarks: Lawmakers Propose Ways To Overhaul Congress

Pay Raises, More Staff, Earmarks: Lawmakers Propose Ways To Overhaul Congress

NPR - Susan Davis

Members of Congress have not received a pay raise in a decade. So like most Americans, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., would like a raise. "The cost of rent, childcare and other necessities has risen substantially in Washington and across the country in recent years, but members and staff …

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