Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Mississippi senators vote to cut their salaries 10 percent for 2011

"The Mississippi Legislature won’t be shrinking anytime soon, but lawmakers might collect smaller paychecks for a single year.

Senators passed a bill Wednesday that would trim lawmakers’ salaries by 10 percent for 2011 only — a move designed to show solidarity with other government workers who are worried about their job security amid shrinking state revenues."

Click here to read more on the Mississippi Senate's actions.