Day: March 12, 2012

MAINE U.S. HOUSE REPS THROW SUPPORT BEHIND NO BUDGET, NO PAY ACT

Maine Public Broadcasting Network Maine Democratic Congressman Michael Michaud today urged House leaders to move forward on a bill that he says would help break the political deadlock in Washington. The “No Budget No Pay Act” would make sure members of Congress do not get paid if they fail to pass a budget and appropriations …

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MANY LIKE IDEA OF CUTTING OFF CONGRESSIONAL PAY FOR BUDGET INACTION

The Washington Times Proposed bipartisan legislation that would stop Congress from getting paid if they fail to pass a budget on time is winning fans on and off Capitol Hill. The list of co-sponsors and endorsements is growing for identical House and Senate “No Budget, No Pay” bills introduced in December by Rep. Jim Cooper, …

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A ‘NO BUDGET, NO PAY’ DEAL FOR CONGRESS?

What would it take to get things done in Congress–and maybe improve Congress’ cellar-dwelling approval ratings?  John Avlon says one simple idea is this: tell Congress to pass a budget, or give up their paychecks. Video Here: A ‘no budget, no pay’ deal for Congress?

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