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Stop Congress From Voting Itself Raises & Take Their Pensions

    1. Petition by

      Lillian Miles

      Phoenix, AZ

Citizens, unless we put a stop Congressional greed then they will not stop themselves no matter what condition our budget might be in.  They do not care enough about our deficit to initiate a cut (on their salaries and benefits) so it is up to us - the people to do so. 

Stop Congress from voting itself raises without a national vote.  They shall receive a salary during office and nothing afterwards.  If teachers can't have tenure then congressmen/women should not have tenure.

 Also, they shall not have a raise for the next 5 years.  They will have a salary freeze and cap like other workers and a  15% cut in their salaries.



 They will have the SAME social security and medical plan as all citizens.






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    1. Reached 250 signatures


    Reasons for signing

    • Betty Paulsen FORT WORTH, TX
      • almost 2 years ago

      There needs to be checks and balances in govt and this certainly is not. They should also live under the same rules as the rest of the peons. (us).

    • Brian Janecyk YOUNGSVILLE, NC
      • almost 2 years ago

      It only seems fair

    • steven turner RIVERSIDE, CA
      • almost 2 years ago

      Time for congress to feel the hardship. Tired of there bs. They dont care about thepeople

    • James Busch SUFFOLK, VA
      • almost 2 years ago

      I don't know, common sense?

    • Dan Hodge BEAVERTON, OR
      • almost 2 years ago

      Its time for congress and washington DC to share in the hardships the rest of us face. What other job lets you pick your own raise? If they work for us then we should decide if they deserve it.


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