The change would barely adjust for inflation over the past two decades.
By Hugh McQuaid, CTNewsJunkie.com
Connecticut lawmakers this year will consider a bill from a veteran legislator to raise the $28,000 salaries of General Assembly members for the first time in more than 20 years.
In a bill drafted last week and referred to the legislature’s Appropriations Committee, Rep. Bob Godfrey, D-Danbury, has proposed to increase legislative salaries to just over $44,000 per year. If passed, it would represent the first increase in legislative pay since 2001. Any change would not go into effect until after the next election.
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