Just another reason LB314 must not passed.
» Legislative pay raise. Nebraska lawmakers would get a pay raise for the first time in more than 20 years under Legislative Resolution 12CA, introduced by Sen. Tony Vargas of Omaha. The proposed constitutional amendment would set senators’ salaries at half of the median household income in Nebraska, with the amount recalculated every two years.
If it had been in effect this year, the measure would have boosted their salaries to $29,985, up from the current $12,000 a year. Nebraska lawmakers last received a pay raise in 1988, when voters increased their salaries from $4,800. Voters rejected pay hike proposals in 2006 and 2012.