U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today introduced the No Work, No Pay Act, which requires all members of Congress to withhold their pay during a government shutdown until the government reopens.
“In Montana and across our country, folks are suffering at the expense of the political games being played in Washington,” Daines said. “It’s simple – it is the fundamental role of Congress to fund the government and until that happens, they shouldn’t get paid.”
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This legislation follows Daines’ request to the Secretary of the Senate over the weekend that his pay is withheld until the end of this shutdown.
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Daines has been a champion of fighting to bring accountability and commonsense to Washington.
Today’s introduction is part of a weeklong legislative roll out to hold Washington accountable.
On Tuesday, he introduced the Balanced Budget Accountability Act.