Appropriations Chairman Piles On to Members ‘Underpaid’ Remarks

By JM Rieger
Posted June 30, 2015 at 12:30pm
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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.