While I don't have what I consider to be the one way of determining legislators pay, I'm sure plenty of people would have some suggestions. Here is one possible idea: Legislators receive the... more »
Congress most of the time doesn't even know what they are voting on, some nameless aids write it and the tell them what it is about.
2. Show Where in the Constitution they have the authority to do what they are trying to do.
3. Make a mandatory balanced budget.
4. Make them publish their voting record in their home districts.
5. They shouldn't be able to spend money they don't have absolute proven fund for.
-Limit to 2 terms
-No lifetime pension or a pension of 50k a year standard across the board. Currently 2-3 times more generous than Corporate pensions.
-Same health insurance as the rest of the American public. Pay for your own, not with taxpayer money.
-Salary cap at 50k a year. Current Salary is... more »
except the right to strike public sector labor should have the same rights as private sector rights and responsibilities.
The voting mechanisms up or down on this site need to swiftly become law and incorporated into Congress.