Appropriations Chairman Piles On to Members ‘Underpaid’ Remarks

Posted April 11, 2014 at 3:07pm

Turns out not even the Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee can avoid weighing in on whether members are “underpaid.”

At an appropriations markup Wednesday, Rep. Harold Rogers, R-Ky., laid into Rep. James P. Moran, D-Va., after Moran’s amendment to raise each member’s pay by $2,800 was rejected by voice vote.