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List of lawmakers Donating their Paycheck During Government Shutdown

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 Leave a comment Go to comments

While many rank-and-file federal workers are forced to take unpaid leave during the current government shutdown, members of Congress (and the President) must continue to get paid, according to U.S. law.

Here’s the latest list of several lawmakers who have already said that they plan to donate or refuse compensation earned over the course of the impasse:

  • Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio)
  • Sen. Thomas R. Carper (D-Del.)
  • Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.)
  • Sen. John Cornyn (R-Tex.)
  • Rep. Steve Daines (R-Mont.)
  • Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii)
  • Rep. Pete Gallego (D-Tex.)
  • Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-Wash.)
  • Rep. Markwayne Mullins (R-Okla.)
  • Rep. Gary Peters (D-Mich.)
  • Rep. Scott Rigell (R-Va.)
  • Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.)
  • Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.)
  • Rep. Niki Tsongas (D-Mass.)
  • Rep. Ann Wagner (R-Mo.)
  • Rep. Ron Barber (D-Ariz.)
  • Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.)
  • Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (D-Hawaii)
  • Rep. Bill Johnson (R-Ohio)
  • Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-Fla.)
  • Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.)
  • Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colo.)
  • Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-N.C.)
  • Rep. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.)
  • Rep. Bill Flores (R-Tex.)
  • Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-N.M.)
  • Rep. John Barrow (D-Ga.)

 

Source: The Washington Post

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