DESJARLAIS JOINS COOPER ON ‘NO BUDGET, NO PAY ACT’

Written by The Daily News Journal WASHINGTON — Rep. Scott DesJarlais, R-South Pittsburg, has signed onto a bill by Rep. Jim Cooper, D-Nashville, that would deny congressional pay if Congress fails to pass its budgeted appropriations bills on time. “The No Budget, No Pay Act <http://cooper.house.gov/images/stories/no_budget_no_pay.pdf> ” would prohibit members from receiving pay after missing …

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