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The salaries of the state legislature in Maryland is the second highest in the nation. On top of that, and (while the legislature is in session), they get reimbursed by us
Well, the local Fox affiliate has dug into the legislators' personal expenses and here's the blood-pressure boiling reportage:
Now we live in a rather small state, at commuting distance to Annapolis from most parts of the state. Unless you live in the extreme parts of Western or Southern Maryland, you are at most an hour or hour-and-a-half from the State Capitol. Legislators from Cumberland or Crisfield trully need lodging in Annapolis during working days. But what about anywhere else?
Take my representative delegation of
Costing us a grand total (give or take) of $76,000 for them to pyjama party 30-miles from their homes.
If your live in the ex-Free State of Maryland, go to this link: HERE and download your lawmakers' expense tables. Call them and register your dour displeasure. The rest of the reportage is: HERE