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Are Illinois General Assembly Dems sneaking back-door pay raise into budget?

Matt DietrichReboot Illinois

May 15, 2014
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Are Democrats in the Illinois General Assembly trying to sneak a back-door pay raise for themselves into next year’s budget?That’s the belief of Republicans, who have filed their own bill to stop it.State Rep. Dwight Kay, R-Glen Carbon, says a clause buried in a budget bill backed by Democrats that eliminates unpaid furlough days for lawmakers and accepts a cost of living adjustment on salaries amounts to a hefty raise that they don’t deserve.Lawmakers currently are required to take one unpaid furlough day per month.From a press release Thursday morning:“First, Democrats broke their promise by going back on...

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