Asking your boss for a 2,500 percent raise seems a fruitless endeavor, especially so when the voters are your boss and you need a two-thirds supermajority to award it. Yet in sponsoring a constitutional amendment to increase legislator annual compensation from $100 to $2,500, Claremont Republican Rep. Walter Stapleton and three co-sponsors have some logic to support their proposal.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.