Opinion

April 16, 2014

For lawmakers, there is such a thing as a free meal

State legislators have given themselves a nice 33 percent bump in their per diem – the daily stipend that’s supposed to compensate them for such expenses as meals and lodging during session. At $120 a day, those legislators who take per diem will make an extra $3,150 during the 105-day session in 2015.

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