Letter of the Day (April 21): Legislators' pay

  • Updated: April 20, 2013 - 5:02 PM

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Sen. Tom Bakk

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The part-time Legislature seems to feel it deserves full-time compensation (“Senate: Time to raise pay for lawmakers,” April 16). This is nearly the same group that decided to finance a new Vikings stadium based on faulty information provided by an interest group with the most to gain from their ultimate decision. Rather than cash, I suggest the taxpayers compensate these elective officials with electronic pulltab credits. However, based on the performance of those, I’m sure the legislators would insist on paper tabs.

ERV SPEVACEK, Victoria

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