How much are state legislators paid ? A report on salaries, allowances, and benefits in the 50 states by Jane Van Sant

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Published by Citizens Conference on State Legislatures in Englewood, Colo .

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  • Legislative bodies -- United States -- States -- Salaries, etc.

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Statementby Jane Van Sant.
SeriesResearch memorandum -- 18, Research memorandum (Citizens Conference on State Legislatures) -- 18.
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Pagination15 p. :
Number of Pages15
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Last updated: 9 October  › Home › Fact Checks › Politics › Politicians › Salary Cap. State. Base Salary. Session Per Diem Rate. Alabama. Alabama legislators receive a taxable compensation equal to the Alabama median annual household income, as ascertained and adjusted yearly by the State Personnel Board.

The board met on Oct. 27,and set the median annual household income amount at $44, / Zippia analyzed data from 50 states in order to calculate how much each state paid politicians.

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Dropping our representatives and 38 senators to the full-time legislator average would save $ million. But most states have part-time legislatures and lawmakers who are paid much Some Washington state legislators pocket thousands in extra-session expense payments Originally published Septem at am Updated Septem at am The Washington state The second-lowest paid governor is Colorado Gov.

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senator earned $6 a day. Salaries of both senators and representatives have increased steadily since then. The members of the current Congress earn a sizable salary, although a few other federal officials are paid more.

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state legislators went on an industry paid trip to explore the Alberta tar sands. Publicly described as an "ALEC Academy," documents obtained by CMD show the legislators were accompanied on a chartered flight by a gaggle of oil-industry lobbyists, were served lunch by Shell Oil, dinner by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, and that the   comparative pay of legislators.

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