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Gianforte Stops Payment on Congressional Pay Raise


June 19, 2019

After a bipartisan effort from Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte, Pennsylvania Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick, and 17 other lawmakers, House leaders chose to delay consideration of an appropriations measure which included a pay increase for Members of Congress.

“Hardworking Montanans know that if you don’t do your job, you don’t deserve a pay raise. In Washington, Congress hasn’t passed a budget, hasn’t secured the border, and hasn’t reined in out-of-control spending,” Gianforte said. “Congress hasn’t done its job, it doesn’t deserve a pay raise, and I’ll continue work...

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