Is Michigan Ready for a Part-Time Legislature? 


Do you wonder what Michigan lawmakers do with their time?

 

 Florida

Population: 18 million

Days at work: 60

Annual pay:$38,556*

*$30,996/yr + $126/day in session

 

Texas

Population: 23 million

Days at work: 70

Annual pay: $16,930*

*$7,200/yr + $139/day in session

 

Michigan 

Population: 10 million

Days at work: 90-110

Legislator pay: $91,850*

$79,850 plus $12,000/yr for "expenses"

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How to make the Legislature part-time

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